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Saturday, July 9
Inspired by Above the Fold, this Family Day will explore origami and other fun handmade crafts.

Saturday, July 16
Artist Robert Lang will give a stimulating presentation on the use of mathematical theorems to advance the craft of origami.

Saturday, July 16
In this yoga and meditation workshop for all levels, harness your own inner energy to prevent the body, mind, and spirit from going to waste. Additional sessions on July 23 and 30.

Thursday, July 21
JANM’s summer evening concert series featuring Asian American performers is back! Tonight’s focus is on taiko, with featured performers East LA Taiko and Asano Taiko UnitOne.

Saturday, July 23
The late Dr. Carl Nomura was a brilliant Nisei physicist involved in some of the most notable technological advances of the 20th century, including the commercial production of silicon wafers for computer memory chips. Screening of the short documentary to be followed by panel discussion.

Saturday, July 30
Join us for the opening day of Tatau, featuring live tattoo demonstrations, artist lectures, and catalog signings.

The museum has selected an interim President/CEO. Please click on the icon to read our press release.

JANM has uploaded new pre-conservation photography and scans of the Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection, which it acquired last year, on Flickr. The public is invited to view images of artifacts from the collection. Those with information about the origins of specific items are encouraged to share details.

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With this inventive exhibition, the traditional Japanese art of origami is transformed from a childhood pastime into a sophisticated international art form. Nine contemporary artists, working in six different countries and ranging in age from 29 to 71, present a bold and innovative group of folded-paper works that include sculpture, large-scale installation, and conceptual pieces.

An overview of Japanese American history from early immigration to the present day. Incorporates artifacts, artwork, and media—including rare home movies and a section of the barracks from the Heart Mountain concentration camp.

Tatau: Marks of Polynesia explores Samoan tattoo practice through photographs that showcase the work of traditional tatau masters alongside more contemporary manifestations of the art form.

This groundbreaking photographic exhibition by Kip Fulbeck and Takahiro Kitamura, exploring the artistry of traditional Japanese tattoos, travels to the Middlebury College Museum of Art in Middlebury, VT.


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