Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival

Spring is in bloom and the Bowers is celebrating with traditional Japanese dance, music, and art. Enjoy face painting, fish printmaking, sumi-e (Japanese brush painting), and a special Japanese treat.

Location: Norma Kershaw Auditorium 

Tickets: Free festival, Museum admission NOT included. General admission to Bowers Museum is free on Festival Sundays for Members and Santa Ana residents only.


Schedule of Events:


11 am - 3 pm Activities
Live Candy Sculpting by Shan, Bonsai Display by Kofu Bonsai Kai Club, Live Origami Demonstration by Long Beach Japanese Language School, face painting, mochi treats, and art projects including Sumi-e Japanese Brush Painting and Fish Prints for the entire family.  
12pm Claremont Taiko
12:30 pm Shamisen Instrumental Performance by Mike Penny
12:50 pm Intermission
1:30 pm Classical and Modern Dances of Japan by Fujima Seiyumi Kai Troupe 
2:15 pm Japanese Rock Duo CRIBABI Japan
2:45 pm L.A. Taiko

Event details

April 7, 2019 11:00 am - 3:30 pm