Thursday, June 14, 2007

Strolling Gardens encourage the walker to slow down and allow the landscape to reveal itself

Japanese gardens -- and the men who tend them -- have long inspired L.A.'s suburban soul. The contributions of these vanishing pioneers are coming to light in an exhibition opening Sunday at the Japanese American National Museum.

"Landscaping America: Beyond the Japanese Garden" opens Sunday at the Japanese American National Museum with a party from noon to 3 p.m., free with museum admission.

Where: Japanese American National Museum, 369 E. First St., Los Angeles

When: June 17 to Oct. 21

Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday;11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday

Price: $8 adults, $4 students (with ID) and children (6-17)

Information: (213) 625-0414 or

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