Tour of Japantown

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San Francisco Peace Pagoda with cherry blossom trees underneath. iStock photo ID: 948089276. Credit: David Tran.

Tour of Japantown

Instructor: 
Linda Mihara
When: 
April 10, 2024
Time: 
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Place: 
National Japanese American Historical Society Peace Gallery, 1684 Post Street, San Francisco
Fee: 
$25 per person Society members only. Limited to 20 participants.


Society for Asian Art and Asian Art Museum are separate non-profit organizations with separate memberships. Please use the appropriate registration buttons to register for Society programs.

Put on your walking shoes for the second walking tour of Japantown with Linda Mihara. Linda will provide information on the history of Japantown 
while introducing us to a variety of neighborhood cultural landmarks and eclectic shops. We will also experience a brief lesson on origami and visit a tea room among other delights.

After the tour, participants will have the opportunity to join a no-host lunch in one of the nearby restaurants.


Linda Tomoko Mihara is well known to SAA members for her very popular origami study group and the origami exhibit she curated at the Asian Art Museum. She is an award-winning designer of complex origami artworks, which she has donated to a variety of Japanese American cultural programs. She is also the owner and manager of Paper Tree in Japantown.

Registration Policies

The Society for Asian Art's cancellation policy requires at least one week's advance written notice in order to receive a refund of registration fees. This excludes our Travel programs, which have separate cancellation policies, as well as any programs where a specific refund policy is stated on the event page. Your fees will be returned to you through a check in the mail. To cancel, please contact us.

For programs located within the Asian Art Museum, the museum entrance fee must be paid separately and is not included with your registration fee.

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