JASWA provides friendship and cultural exchange for women of any heritage who want to learn and share about Japan and its rich traditions. Join us at monthly events, such as our crafting workshops, and participate at the Missouri Botanical Garden Japanese Festival.
JASWA is a nonprofit organization that supports local school programs and other organizations that provide opportunities to learn about Japanese culture.
Our Mission is to encourage friendship, cordial exchange, and cultural understanding between the women of Japan and America
About JASWA Programs
- Monthly events - Social and Cultural learning
- Crafting Workshops for fundraising at the Japanese Festival
- Book Discussions
- Seiran Calligraphy Workshop
- Monetary donations to cultural causes
Special Events in St. Louis
JASWA members in the Bon Odori dance group
Missouri Botanical Garden
Sept 4 - Sept 6, 2021 (Labor Day Weekend)
The Japan American Society St. Louis offers ikebana lessons and chanoyu (tea ceremony) participation, discount to JAS and JASWA members. Please see the JAS website events for further information
Arrangements by Carol B, Miyuki and Rita (from Left to Right)