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Saturday, October 17
Sylvie and Herve Claudon have done extensive research into the WWII liberation of their native Vosges Mountain region in France, paying particular attention to the contributions of the Nisei soldiers. They will share their findings in this unique lecture.

The next CicLAvia is Sunday, October 18. The route will pass directly in front of JANM. Related street closures may impact local traffic and access to nearby parking.

Saturday, October 24
Learn about the life of samurai Yoshiki Mori (1768-1807) and the challenges faced while researching his biography.

Sunday, October 25
Award-winning filmmaker Grace Lee travels through Asian America to explore its evolving communities and food. Panel to follow with Lee, sociologist Oliver Wang, and local food writers and chefs. Reception will feature food inspired by the film.

Saturday, November 7
Bring your sketchpad and favorite drawing instruments and work on your projects while listening to live music by Goh Nakamura.

Giant Robot Biennale 4 curator Eric Nakamura will lead themed drawing exercises with live demonstrations and discussion by featured artists Edwin Ushiro, Yoskay Yamamoto, and other GRB4 artists.

Saturday, November 14
Join us for a day of pop culture-themed activities in honor of Giant Robot Biennale 4.

The new Museum Store Gift Catalog is here! View the items online, including many new gifts, books, and DVDs.

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Giant Robot Biennale 4 continues to celebrate Giant Robot’s influential brand of alternative Asian American pop culture.

The fourth edition of this exhibition series, produced in collaboration with founder Eric Nakamura, examines the evolution of the Giant Robot aesthetic from its humble origins in drawing to its many celebrated manifestations in painting, installation, muralism, and photography.

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, is currently on display at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, VA.

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