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Japanese American National Museum “hapa.me – 15 years of the hapa project” ongoing

hapa.me – 15 years of the hapa project, a new exhibition by artist Kip Fulbeck, will open at the Japanese American National Museum on Saturday, April 7 and remain on view through October 28, 2018. The installation pairs photographs from Fulbeck’s groundbreaking 2006 exhibition, titled kip fulbeck: part Asian, 100% hapa, with new portraits...
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Discover Nikkei web-based project seeks submissions that explore Japanese descendants’ roots for new journal series

Los Angeles—Discover Nikkei, a web-based project of the Japanese American National Museum, has launched the seventh edition of its Nikkei Chronicles, an annual theme-driven online journal with an open call for writings. This year’s theme is Nikkei Roots: Digging into Our Cultural Heritage. Nikkei (emigrants of Japanese descent) can be found all over the world,...
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2018 / Japanese American National Museum to host War Bride symposium, June 30

Japanese American National Museum 100 North Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012 www.janm.org Legacies of Postwar Japan’s “War Bride” Era Saturday, June 30, 2018 9:00 AM—6:00 PM SOLD OUT, FREE / This event is sold out. To be placed on a waitlist, email visitorservices@janm.org. During and shortly after the US-Allied Occupation of Japan, the Japanese women...
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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 offer trio programs for closing weekend of “Transpacific Borderlands” exhibition, Feb. 24, 25

LOS ANGELES – The Japanese American National Museum will offer a trio of exhibition-related public programs for the closing weekend of Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and São Paulo, on February 24 and 25. They include a curator-led exhibition tour, a film screening and live musical...
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2018 / Pacific Standard Time LA/LA : “Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora” at Japanese American National Museum, Sept. 17, 2017 – Feb. 25

Japanese American National Museum TRANSPACIFIC BORDERLANDS: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and São Paulo September 17, 2017 – February 25, 2018 Transpacific Borderlands will examine the experiences of artists of Japanese ancestry born, raised, or living in either Latin America or predominantly Latin American neighborhoods of Southern California....
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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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2018 / Japanese American National Museum to present Oshogatsu Family Festival, Jan 7

JANM Oshogatsu Family Festival

In celebrating the Year of the Dog, the Japanese American National Museum presents the 2018 Oshogatsu Family Festival on Sunday, January 7, 11am – 5pm. http://www.janm.org/events/2018/oshogatsufest/ Foster/Adopt a Dog, 11am – 2pm Come meet dogs that need a permanent home and learn about a fostering program. Presented in partnership with Dogs Without Borders. Lucky...
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