Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art

Cherry Blossom Festival Youth Webinars

Through art, discover Japanese symbols, values, and traditions associated with blooming cherry blossom trees. These virtual learning sessions are perfect for homeschool students in Pre-K through Grade 12, teachers and Japanese language learners.


What began with a gift in 1912 at the Tidal Basin is now a four-week extravaganza spanning Washington, DC, and neighboring communities in Maryland and Virginia. From exciting events to convenient hotels, delectable Cherry Picks restaurants, vibrant Art in Bloom installations, and a jaw-dropping City in Bloom to joyful Petal Porches, see the Washington, DC area as you can only see it once a year!