Japan Foundation ONLINE

Japan Foundation, Toronto ONLINE: BRINGING JAPAN TO YOU

The staff at the Japan Foundation, Toronto are working towards maintaining activities remotely while the JFT remains closed to combat the current COVID-19 crisis. Now more than ever, there is a desire to keep connected to a world of culture beyond the walls of your home. Take a look at the list of recommendations to engage, stimulate, and motivate you during this difficult period. JFT thanks you for your continual support, and hope to see you soon. More details below;

For information about the closure of the Japan Foundation, Toronto during the COVID-19 pandemic click here for more information.

Gallery >

Hokusai: The End of an Era

Dive into the world of Hokusai with a lecture by Sarah Thompson, curator of Japanese art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA). Let this be your Hokusai primer before you visit the Manga Hokusai Manga gallery exhibition upon the reopening of our centre.

Library >

JFT Library Booklists

Take the time to get more familiar with JFT Library’s collection by checking our Booklist page! See the books listed under your theme of interest and check out The JFT Book Club Booklists for books recommended by our own library users. The library may be closed but you can still browse for your next book online through the library’s catalogue.
details >

Japanese Language Learning >

JF Japanese e-Learning Minato

JF Japanese e-Learning Minato is a Japanese-language learning platform provided by the Japan Foundation. Users can take free online courses to learn Japanese and interact with worldwide communities of like-minded people.

If you’re just starting out, you can try the Marugoto A1-1 (Katsudoo & Rikai) Self-Study Course, which covers the same contents as our Japanese Together 1 (A1) Starter course!

There is also a variety of fun topic-based courses, like Introduction to Kansai dialect A2 Self-Study Course for elementary-level learners, or Introduction to Haiku B1 Self-Study Course for intermediate learners!
details >

Film >

details >

Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange >

details >

Volunteer at JFT!

The Japan Foundation, Toronto is looking for gallery space and events volunteers! details >