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New exhibition exploring life and career of actor George Takei opening at Japanese American National Museum

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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Exhibition commemorating 75th anniversary of Japanese American expulsion order at Japanese American National Museum, ongoing

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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Japanese American National Museum / Tuna Canyon Detention Station exhibition, ongoing

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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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 / Huntington Library / Fl -ORI- legium: Folded Transformations from the Natural World by Robert Lang, Saturday & Sunday only, Oct. 22, 2016 – Jan. 29, 2017

Huntington Library presents Fl ORI legium:  Folded Transformations from the Natural World by Robert Lang October 22, 2016 – January 29, 2017 Brody Botanical Center Saturdays & Sundays only The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens This exhibition presents original work by internationally renowned origami master Robert J. Lang. Dr. Lang’s work has...
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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 / Scripps College Williamson Gallery “On Stage: Japanese Theater Prints and Costumes” exhibition, Oct. 29 – Dec. 17

On Stage: Japanese Theater Prints and Costumes October 29  – December 17, 2016 Opening: October 29, 7 to 9 pm Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont Kabuki, Noh and Bunraku are all types of theater-each distinct, all indispensable in the Japanese tradition of dramatic expression. With over 400 woodblock prints and vintage photographs on the...
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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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2016 / Huntington Library to present symposium about Chinese woodblock prints, Nov. 12

Word and Image: Chinese Woodblock Prints A symposium at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens Location: Rothenberg Hall, at The Huntington 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108 Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 The late Ming witnessed an unprecedented production of woodblock images printed for many different purposes including illustrations for drama and...
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