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Sunday, December 21
Celebrate the holidays with a screening of Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings, an inspiring portrait of an inventive musician whose virtuoso ukulele skills have transformed all previous notions of the instrument’s potential.

Screening will be followed by a special holiday performance by Shimabukuro, a conversation between Shimabukuro and director Tadashi Nakamura, and a light reception.

Saturday, December 20
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!

Find unique, cultural gifts at the JANM Store! Exclusive Hello Kitty merchandise, one-of-a-kind gifts, and more! Rush delivery options are still available at for delivery in time for Christmas.

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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