BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.1391@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20080902T000000Z DTEND:20080726T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<em>Behind the Shoji</em> Art Show & Sale is the Portland Japan ese Garden's biggest art event of the year. This year's show has a whole n ew look and feel\, with amazing art by outstanding artists from around the Northwest and around the world.\n\nThis spectacular annual art exhibition and sale features Asian-inspired original artwork and unique gifts-all wi thin the setting of the beautiful Pavilion at the Portland Japanese Garden . The exhibition this year features exquisite pottery\, photography\, glas s\, jewelry\, textile art\, forged metal art\, <em>sumi-e</em> paintings\, stationery\, and more.\n\n"This year's artists are some of the best we ha ve ever showcased\," said Paula Wheeler\, the Garden's Gift Store Manager and Buyer. "We've also added some very interesting new art\, including for ged metal\, <em>tonkin</em> metal art\, and antique Japanese furniture.\n\ nLive demonstrations will take place on weekends throughout the show's run as well. This popular gathering of art at one of the city's most beautifu l locations runs July 26-September 2 and is free with Garden admission. Ho urs are 10am-7pm Tuesday-Sunday and Noon-7pm Mondays.\n\nThe Portland Japa nese Garden has been proclaimed by his Excellency Nobuo Matsunaga\, former Ambassador of Japan\, to be "the most beautiful and authentic Japanese ga rden in the world outside of Japan." The Garden is above Washington Park a t 611 SW Kingston Drive in SW Portland\, Oregon. The Garden is open daily except on Thanksgiving\, Christmas\, and New Year's.\n\n<a href="http://ww w.japanesegarden.com/">www.japanesegarden.com</a> SUMMARY:Art Show and Sale at Portland Japanese Garden URL:/en/events/2008/09/02/art-show-and-sale-at-portland-japanese-garden/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR