Japanese American National Museum
Supporter Spotlight - Tateuchi Foundation
Whats New

Thursday, October 27
Panel discussion with Karen Korematsu, Dr. Irum Shiekh, and Edina Lekovic, moderated by KCRW’s Warren Olney.

Saturday, October 29
A screening of the documentary film made in conjunction with Tatau will be followed by a panel discussion with director John Agcaoili, exhibition curator Takahiro “Ryudaibori” Kitamura, and exhibiting artists Sulu‘ape Steve Looney, Tuigamala Andy Tauafiafi, Sulu‘ape Si‘i Liufau, and Mike Fatutoa.

Saturday, October 29
Relive history and learn about present-day Little Tokyo with JANM docents.

Saturday, November 12
In conjunction with Tatau, join us for a day of crafts and performances that celebrate Polynesian culture and the art of tattoos.

Saturday, November 19
FREE! On the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights, the National Archives is hosting a series of conversations across the country to explore the complex issues around human and civil rights in the modern era. JANM is proud to host this free daylong conversation on immigration.

The new Museum Store Gift Catalog is here! Start your holiday shopping early and check out the selection of unique cultural gifts, books, and DVDs. Current JANM members get 10% off.

JANM has uploaded 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.

Stay connected!


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.

A selection of rarely seen photographs of WWII Japanese American farm labor camps in Oregon and Idaho, taken by Farm Security Administration photographer Russell Lee.

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 Japan Foundation, Sydney in Australia.


Official and Exclusive Airline of the
Japanese American National Museum

Remembrance Project - Share your story on the Museum's online initiative about the Japanese American World War II experience. home
Copyright © 1998-2016 Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles California 90012   ▪   phone: (213) 625-0414