Welcome to the Clark Center for
Japanese Art and Culture


Sep. 5, 2014
Clark Center will close in summer 2015

From January 2015
The Bonsai Garden is closed since January 2015. The GSBF Clark Bonsai Collection will be on view at the Shinzen Friendship Garden in Woodward Park, Fresno, from July 2015.

Calendar of Events:

Feb. 10 – Jun. 30, 2015
Elegant Pastimes: Masterpieces of Japanese Art from the Clark Collections at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts

This exhibition was organized under the auspices of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

April 3, 2015
Clark Center closed for Good Friday.

From July 1, 2015
Clark Center closed to the public.


The Clark Center is proud to announce a new 96-page catalogue, Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art, that accompanies the nation-wide exhibition tour.

The Clark Center is proud to announce the 192-page publication Kamisaka Sekka: Rinpa Traditionalist, Modern Designer that reproduces Kamisaka Sekka’s most celebrated books from the collection of the Clark Center (San Francisco: Pomegranate, 2012).


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Gallery hours: Tuesday through Saturday 12:30–5 pm. Closed on national holidays and during the month of July, August, December and January.
General admission: $5 for adults, $3 for students with valid ID. Children 12 and under free. Some exhibitions with surcharge.
Weekly docent tours are held Saturdays at 1 pm.
(559) 582-4915.