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Tickets for our Hello Kitty exhibition on Wednesdays and Thursdays in May are now 30% off!

Saturday, April 25
Relive history and learn about present-day Little Tokyo with JANM docents.

Saturday, April 25
Make a special card to celebrate Children’s Day or Boy’s Day.

Saturday, May 2
Join us as we honor George Takei and celebrate over 30 years of sharing the Japanese American experience to enlighten people of all backgrounds about democracy, civil liberties, and social justice.

Saturday, May 9
FREE
Join us as we commemorate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, and the closing of Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty.

Wednesday, May 13
Special screening if The Curse of Quon Gwon: When the Far East Mingles with the West (1916-17) in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. This silent black-and-white film is the earliest known film directed by a Chinese American and one of the earliest directed by a woman, Marion Wong.

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Exhibitions


JANM presents a first-of-its-kind exhibition in honor of the 40th anniversary of Hello Kitty.

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

This groundbreaking photographic exhibition by Kip Fulbeck and Takahiro Kitamura, exploring the artistry of traditional Japanese tattoos, travels to the Asian Arts Gallery at Towson University in Towson, MD.

 
Remembrance Project - Share your story on the Museum's online initiative about the Japanese American World War II experience.
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