The Triumph of Spring 

Red buds burst open
Wings of blue jay brush my ear
The triumph of spring
—Alisa Sakai

The Hammond Museum and Japanese Stroll Garden heartily welcomes everyone back for a diverse and exciting 3 seasons of relaxing garden strolls, art exhibitions, cultural programs, tea ceremonies, workshops,
tai chi and meditation sessions, and of course our
Annual Moon Viewing
concert of traditional Japanese music

JOIN US TO WITNESS THE
Triumph of Spring

WELCOME CELEBRATION
Saturday, April 23, 2022 / 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm


12:00 pm - DOORS OPEN
Doors Open for Museum Viewing
Jazz Piano by Bert Rechtschaffer 12:00 – 1:00 pm


12:15 pm – 1:00 pm TEA CEREMONY

Tea Ceremony in RYU SUI KEN Tea Room
- 10 Participants ($20 advance tickets)
- 10 Observers ($5 advance tickets)
- Tea Club Members (Free with registration)
Register in advance here:

1:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Jazz Guitar by Martin Aronchick


2:00 - 4:00 pm ARTISTS’ RECEPTION


2:00 pm – EARTH DAY GARDEN TOUR
The Layered Hammond Landscape

Dr. Lara Netting, Trustee, will guide a group tour of the Japanese Stroll Garden designed by Natalie Hammond as well as the ecological and historical layers of land use that came before. This Earth Day tour is a chance to celebrate the continual connection between diverse peoples and the land we inhabit.

2:30 pm – WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS
Welcome Opening Comments
by Interim Director Melissa Ralston-Jones; Alisa Sakai, Board Vice President


3:00 pm - ASIAN BRUSH ARTISTS GUILD (ABAG)
Asian Brush Painting Demonstration in Main Gallery
by Judy Giguere


4:00 pm - WELCOME CELEBRATION reception ends

Cherry Blossoms
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PROUD TO BE SUPPORTED BY

ARTSWESTCHESTER
WESTCHESTER COUNTY GOVERNMENT