It is our goal to engage in activities which, through Nuido™, serve to raise Japanese embroidery to a higher level and to reach a wider audience. Activities undertaken by the Center include the following:

Designing new works Developing curriculum

Recruiting teachers Holding classes

Training teachers Providing teaching materials

Publishing books and journals Organizing/staging exhibitions

Supporting teachers

Organizing/staging educational tours and lectures

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In Pursuit of Nuido – Linking Past and Present

1970 Established Kurenai-kai in Japan
1976 First National Exhibition in Japan by Kurenai-kai at Mikimoto Hall: held annually in Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka, Japan
1981 First overseas class taught at Embroideries Guild of America Seminar in Michigan, USA
1982 First National Exhibition of Master Workshop in Japan: held annually in Tokyo, Chiba, Nagoya, and Osaka
1984 First class in Sydney, Australia
1985 First of annual lectures at the Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC
1986 First of annual classes at the Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC
1989 Established Japanese Embroidery Center (JEC) in Atlanta, GA, as a Nonprofit Educational Organization
1993 Exhibition and lecture at Embassy of Japan in Washingoton, DC
1994 Mr. and Mrs. Tamura granted audience by Emperor and Empress of Japan for cultural contribution in Atlanta, GA
1999 First class in the United Kingdom
2000 First Nuido World Exhibition in New Zealand
2003 Second Nuido World Exhibition in New York, NY
2005 Exhibition in Embassy of Japan in London, United Kingdom

Exhibition in Expo, Aichi, Japan

2005 Exhibition at the Consulate General of Japan in Atlanta, GA
2006 Exhibition at University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
2007 Third Nuido World Exhibition in Cambridge, United Kingdom supported by the Embassy of Japan in London, UK
2008 Exhibition at Needle Festival L’aiguille en Fete LE JAPON in Paris, France
2009 Exhibition at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
2011 Fourth Nuido World Exhibition at the University of Kentucky, Museum, Lexington, KY – supported by the Consulate General of Japan, Nashville

Fourth Nuido World Exhibition at the Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide, Australia – supported by the Consulate General of Japan, Melbourne