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Saturday, October 1
Samples treats from onigiri (rice balls) to manju (pounded rice sweet), meet local store owners, and hear stories of Little Tokyo’s history.

Sunday, October 2
Dozens of vendors will be selling unique jewelry, kimono fabric fashions, handbags, ceramics, origami and glass art, dog fashions, and more!

Sunday, October 2
An all-APIA female cast will perform Quentin Tarantino’s classic film.

Saturday–Sunday, October 8–9
Make your own indigo fermentation vat to take home with you, learn about vat maintenance, and practice a variety of shibori techniques.

Saturday, October 8
In this yoga and meditation workshop for all levels, harness your own inner energy to prevent the body, mind, and spirit from going to waste.

Saturday, October 22
Brighten up your phone case decoden-style in this fun workshop led by lifestyle personalities Chrissa Sparkles and Jon Brence (KawaiiGuy).

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.



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Exhibitions


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.

 



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