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Tickets for our Hello Kitty exhibition on Wednesdays and Thursdays in May are now 30% off!

Saturday, May 2
Join us as we honor George Takei and celebrate over 30 years of sharing the Japanese American experience to enlighten people of all backgrounds about democracy, civil liberties, and social justice.

Thursday, May 7
Two more workshops added by popular demand! Chef and Hello Kitty super-fan Katie Chin teaches how to make adorable and delicious Hello Kitty musubi.

Saturday, May 9
FREE
Join us as we commemorate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, and the closing of Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty.

Wednesday, May 13
Special screening if The Curse of Quon Gwon: When the Far East Mingles with the West (1916-17) in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. This silent black-and-white film is the earliest known film directed by a Chinese American and one of the earliest directed by a woman, Marion Wong.

Thursday, May 14
FREE
Join us for an intimate conversation with cultural pioneers the Mountain Brothers, the first Asian American hip hop act to sign with a major label.

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Exhibitions


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

This groundbreaking photographic exhibition by Kip Fulbeck and Takahiro Kitamura, exploring the artistry of traditional Japanese tattoos, travels to the Asian Arts Gallery at Towson University in Towson, MD.

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