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Toyota to bring first-ever Hybrid CARnival to Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo, Mar. 27-31

An event at Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA — From Wednesday, March 27 to Sunday, March 31, Toyota will host a Hybrid CARnival at the Japanese American National Museum in Little Tokyo. The 5-day complimentary experience will feature several Toyota hybrid cars, interactive exhibits, musical performances, curated food, giveaways and more. Wrapped in...
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Protected: 2018 / Japanese American National Museum – Play “Little Women (A Multicultural Transposition)” by Velina Hasu Houston, Dec. 15

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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: Natsu Matsuri Family Festival / Aug. 19 from 11 am – 5 pm

JANM Natsu Matsuri Logo

The Japanese American National Museum provides free family day event Natsu Matsuri Family Festival on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 11 am to 5 pm. Japanese American National Museum 100 North Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (213) 625-0414 http://www.janm.org/events/2017/natsumatsuri/ Forwarded for the Japanese American National Museum Natsu Matsuri Family Festival All Day Activities Happi...
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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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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 / Little Tokyo museum to host pop-up exhibit of newly released anime “Kubo”, Aug. 13 – 30

LAIKA in Portland, Oregon, the award-winning animation studio whose next movie Kubo and the Two Strings will be released nationwide on Friday, Aug. 19, will feature the pop-up exhibit “The Artistry of Kubo: A Magical LAIKA Experience” at the Japanese American National Museum to coincide with the start of Nisei Week, the annual festival...
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