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Saturday, January 31
Bestselling author Lisa See will discuss her new book, a WWII-era drama about three Chinese American women in San Francisco, and talk about how her family’s connection to the Japanese American incarceration experience informed the book’s story line.

Saturday, February 7
Havey combines vintage photographs with her own paintings and writings to tell the story of how she grew from a ten-year-old girl into a teenager while living in the Santa Anita Assembly Center and Amache Relocation Center during WWII.

Sunday, February 8
Reading of Phinneas Kiyomura’s TV pilot script, Internment, which tells the story of an estranged Japanese American family who are forcibly reunited when all are sent to an incarceration camp in Central California during World War II.

Wednesday, February 11
Screening of the 1993 film adaptation of Amy Tan’s bestselling novel starring Ming-Na Wen, Tamlyn Tomita, Lauren Tom, and Rosalind Chao. Program includes a light reception and Q&A with director Wayne Wang and additional panelists.

Saturday, February 14
Will you be my valentine? Join Hello Kitty at JANM for a heart-filled day of free family fun!

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

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