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Saturday, December 27
Relive history and learn about present-day Little Tokyo with JANM docents on these two upcoming tours.

Sunday, January 4
Celebrate the Year of the Sheep with fun arts and crafts, food, exciting cultural activities, and performances!

Saturday–Sunday, January 24–25
Use various resist dyeing techniques on silks, including recycled kimono silks, to create a fabric collection and a scarf.

Saturday, January 31
Limited spaces remain in this special program just for Girl Scouts! Start your visit to Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty before museum hours and then create your own Hello Kitty–inspired artwork.

Additional dates: February 7, February 28, and March 28.

It’s too late for online shopping, but there’s still plenty of unique, cultural gifts for the holidays and Oshogatsu at our onsite locations, including exclusive Hello Kitty merchandise, one-of-a-kind gifts, and more!

Don’t forget! Members get a 10% discount!

Come work at JANM! Check the Job Listings page for current open positions.

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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

The popular exhibition about Hapa identity, featuring portraits by award-winning filmmaker and artist Kip Fulbeck, travels to the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in Burnaby, BC, Canada.

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