Posts Tagged ‘ JANM ’

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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2016 / Japanese American National Museum “Making Waves: Japanese American Photography, 1920 – 1940” Feb. 28 – June 26

In the early 1900s, groups of Japanese Americans formed photography clubs along the Pacific Coast from Los Angeles to Seattle. Their photographs were exhibited and published internationally to considerable acclaim, and admired by other photographers including Edward Weston and László Moholy-Nagy. Through artfully arranged images, the photographers represented the Japanese cultural heritage that they...
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2016 / Japanese American National Museum announces its CEO resigns

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JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM ANNOUNCES THAT GREG KIMURA HAS RESIGNED AS PRESIDENT/CEO + MUSEUM BOARD TO APPOINT INTERIM CEO AND LAUNCH NATIONAL SEARCH FOR SUCCESSOR + LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2016  –Japanese American National Museum officials announced today that Dr. G.W. (Greg) Kimura has decided to resign as President and Chief Executive Officer to...
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2015 / Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty, closing May 31

Hello Kitty 40th Ann JANM

Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty, the Japanese American National Museum’s hit exhibition celebrating the iconic Sanrio character’s 40th anniversary, has been extended for one month. Hello! will now be on view through May 31, 2015. Hello! is the first large-scale museum retrospective of the pop icon in the United States. The...
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2014 / Museum’s volunteers to host 50+ craft and gift vendors in Little Tokyo, Oct. 5

JANM Kokoro Craft Boutique

Forwarded for “Friends of the Museum” of the Japanese American National Museum On Sunday, Oct. 5, “Friends of the Museum” will host the 6th Annual Kokoro Craft Boutique at the Japanese American National Museum from 10 am to 4 pm. Don’t miss this free showcase and sale of distinctive artisan-quality times. There will be...
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2014 / Japanese American National Museum / Japanese tattoo tradition / Closing Sept. 14

Japanese American National Museum Perseverance: Japanese tattoo tradition in a modern world March 8 – September 14, 2014 A groundbreaking photographic exhibition exploring the artistry of traditional Japanese tattoos. Curated by Takahiro Kitamura and photographed and designed by Kip Fulbeck, Perseverance explores Japanese tattooing as an art form by acknowledging its roots in ukiyo-e...
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2014 / Japanese American National Museum / Brotherhood of the Game / Closing Sept. 14

JANM Dodgers

Japanese American National Museum DODGERS: Brotherhood of the Game March 29 – September 14, 2014 From their original roots in Brooklyn to today’s home in Los Angeles, the Dodgers are trailblazers in the world of sports, on and off the field. The franchise is dedicated to supporting a culture of winning baseball, providing a...
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2014 / Japanese American National Museum to present a talk about mixed-race Asian American experiences, June 28

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  When Half is Whole by Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu (Stanford University) Saturday, June 28, 2014, 2:00PM Japanese American National Museum,  100 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012 “I listen and gather people’s stories. Then I write them down in a way that I hope will communicate something to others, so that seeing these stories...
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