community art 

Girls Day Gathering

 

In Japan, families & friends gather to honor girls by displaying dolls & eating special cherry blossom mochi. After many years I decided to put up the Japanese dolls that my grandmother gave me as a child. I created a new annual Girls’ Day tradition by blending Japanese & American traditions. I gathered an intergenerational diverse community of friends to celebrate girls. They brought their dolls and favorite foods to share. We spend the afternoon reminiscing about our childhoods and making dolls

Girl's Day Gathering
Girl's Day Gathering

In Japan families & friends gather to honor girls by displaying dolls & eating special cherry blossom mochi. After many years I decided to put up the Japanese dolls that my grandmother gave me as a child. I created a new annual Girls’ Day tradition by blending Japanese & American traditions. I gathered an intergenerational diverse community of friends to celebrate girls. They brought their dolls and favorite foods to share. We spend the afternoon reminiscing about our childhoods and making dolls

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Girl's Day Gathering
Girl's Day Gathering

In Japan families & friends gather to honor girls by displaying dolls & eating special cherry blossom mochi. After many years I decided to put up the Japanese dolls that my grandmother gave me as a child. I created a new annual Girls’ Day tradition by blending Japanese & American traditions. I gathered an intergenerational diverse community of friends to celebrate girls. They brought their dolls and favorite foods to share. We spend the afternoon reminiscing about our childhoods and making dolls

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Girl's Day Gathering
Girl's Day Gathering

In Japan families & friends gather to honor girls by displaying dolls & eating special cherry blossom mochi. After many years I decided to put up the Japanese dolls that my grandmother gave me as a child. I created a new annual Girls’ Day tradition by blending Japanese & American traditions. I gathered an intergenerational diverse community of friends to celebrate girls. They brought their dolls and favorite foods to share. We spend the afternoon reminiscing about our childhoods and making dolls

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Girl's Day Gathering
Girl's Day Gathering

In Japan families & friends gather to honor girls by displaying dolls & eating special cherry blossom mochi. After many years I decided to put up the Japanese dolls that my grandmother gave me as a child. I created a new annual Girls’ Day tradition by blending Japanese & American traditions. I gathered an intergenerational diverse community of friends to celebrate girls. They brought their dolls and favorite foods to share. We spend the afternoon reminiscing about our childhoods and making dolls

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Girl's Day Gathering
Girl's Day Gathering

In Japan families & friends gather to honor girls by displaying dolls & eating special cherry blossom mochi. After many years I decided to put up the Japanese dolls that my grandmother gave me as a child. I created a new annual Girls’ Day tradition by blending Japanese & American traditions. I gathered an intergenerational diverse community of friends to celebrate girls. They brought their dolls and favorite foods to share. We spend the afternoon reminiscing about our childhoods and making dolls

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