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2018 / Japanese American National Museum to hold 2018 Gala Dinner, April 21

JANM Building

Japanese American National Museum 2018 Gala Dinner and Silent Auction Service to Democracy Honoring Senator Mazie K. Hirono Award of Excellence Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga Award of Excellence Saturday, April 21, 2018 Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites 404 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 Democracy thrives only when individuals take it upon themselves to...
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2018 / Japanese American National Museum to present 2018 Day of Remembrance, Feb. 17

Japanese American National Museum 2018 Day of Remembrance The Civil Liberties Act of 1988: The Victory and the Unfinished Business Saturday, February 17 at 2:00 p.m. The Japanese American National Museum presents the 2018 Day of Remembrance in partnership with Go For Broke National Education Center, Japanese American Citizens League Pacific Southwest District, Manzanar...
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2018 / Japanese American National Museum Screening: Resistance at Tule Lake, Feb. 10

Poster Resistance at Tule Lake

Japanese American National Museum Film Screening and Discussion Resistance at Tule Lake Saturday, February 10 at 2:00 p.m. This new documentary from director/producer Konrad Aderer tells the long-suppressed story of 12,000 Japanese Americans who dared to resist the US government’s program of mass incarceration during World War II. Branded as “disloyals” and re-imprisoned at...
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Japanese American National Museum “Special Display: Sadako’s Crane” ongoing

Japanese American National Museum Special Display  Sadako’s Crane The crane is currently on display in JANM’s Hirasaki National Resource Center and viewable as part of admission to the museum. Please check the HNRC page for its hours. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, Sadako Sasaki was two years old when the atomic bomb was dropped on...
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2017 / JANM: “New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei” March 12 – Aug. 20

JANM New Frontiers The Many Worlds of George Takei

A new exhibition exploring the life and career of pioneering actor, activist, and social media icon George Takei opens at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles on March 12. New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei creates a portrait of a unique individual while offering an innovative means of engaging with...
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2017 / JANM: “Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive Order 9066” Feb. 18 -Aug. 13

Expulsion Order

Japanese American National Museum Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive Order 9066 February 18 – August 13, 2017 This exhibition commemorates the 75th anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the tragic and unlawful incarceration of 120,000 individuals of Japanese ancestry during World War II. For the...
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2017 / Japanese American National Museum / Tuna Canyon Detention Station exhibition, Dec. 10, 2016 – Apr. 9, 2017

Japanese American National Museum Only the Oaks Remain: The Story of Tuna Canyon Detention Station December 10, 2016 – April 9, 2017 This special display tells the true stories of those targeted as dangerous enemy aliens and imprisoned in the Tuna Canyon Detention Station, located in the Tujunga neighborhood of Los Angeles, by the...
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2017 / Japanese American National Museum: wartime farm labor camp photo exhibition, Sep. 27, 2016 – Jan. 8, 2017

JANM Uprooted Farmer

The Japanese American National Museum Uprooted: Japanese American Farm Labor Camps During World War II September 27, 2016 – January 8, 2017 In the summer of 1942, Farm Security Administration photographer Russell Lee visited four Japanese American farm labor camps located near the towns of Nyssa, Oregon; and Rupert, Shelley, and Twin Falls, Idaho....
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2016 / Drop-Off Day for items and letters to be stored in “Time After Time Capsule” at Little Tokyo’s museum, Dec. 15

In collaboration with The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles, and sponsored by NHK World, the Japanese American National Museum is displaying Time After Time Capsule from Nov. 1, 2016 through Jan. 29, 2017. Time After Time Capsule was created by Sebastian Masuda, a Japanese artist and a founder of 6%DOKIDOKI, a boutique and a central...
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