Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...Read More
We are excited to announce that we will be hosting some special Alumni Events to coincide with the 2016 Commencement activities.
June 6: Staff, Board, and Alumni Mixer
You are invited to join the TGS staff and board for an evening of wine tasting. More information will be coming soon, for now please hold the evening of June 6th on your calendar.
Inducting the class of 2016
This year we would like to invite you all to be involved with inducting the class of 2016 into the TGS Alumni Organization during the Commencement Ceremony. We will share more details about this special ceremony with you once you arrive in Florence.
Brunch or Coffee
Lastly once you have made your travel arrangements please let us know when you plan to arrive. If the timing works out we would like to get everyone together for a brunch or coffee if schedules allow.