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Calendar of Events — November 2017

All programs are free for JANM members and included with admission for non-members, unless otherwise noted. Events are subject to change.

Reservations are recommended for most programs; you may use the links below. You may also RSVP by emailing rsvp@janm.org or calling 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours in advance. Please indicate the name, date, and time of the program, as well as your name and the number of people in your party. (RSVPs are not accepted for Family Festivals).

For all ticketed events (classes, workshops, food tours, etc.), pre-payment is required to hold your space. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance or no refund will be issued.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Kollaboration EMPOWER Conference

Now in its third year, Kollaboration’s EMPOWER Creative Leadership Conference connects Asian Pacific Islander creative professionals with aspiring creatives for a day of panel discussions, workshops, networking, and more.

Visit kollaboration.org/empower for more information and to register.

Saturday, November 4, 2017
1:00 PM

Common Ground Exhibition Tour

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Tour the ongoing exhibition Common Ground: The Heart of Community with JANM’s knowledgeable docents.

Included with museum admission.

In conjunction with the exhibition Common Ground: The Heart of Community
Saturday, November 4, 2017
4:00 PM

Transpacific Borderlands Exhibition Tour

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Join exhibition curator and JANM Vice President of Operations/Art Director Clement Hanami for an in-depth gallery tour.

Limited to 25 participants. $12 general, free for JANM members. Museum admission included.

Saturday, November 11, 2017
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

JANM Free Family Days: We Love LA

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In conjunction with Transpacific Borderlands, JANM presents a family-friendly day celebrating the diverse mix of cultures that make up Los Angeles.

Supported by Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

Saturday, November 18, 2017
10:15 AM—12:15 PM

Little Tokyo Walking Tour

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Relive history and learn about present-day Little Tokyo with JANM docents.

$12 members, $15 non-members. Museum admission included. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Weather permitting. Limited to 20 participants.

Saturday, November 18, 2017
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

Pre-Holiday Trunk Show

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FREE

Saturday–Sunday, November 18–19
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Get into the holiday spirit at this trunk show featuring products from acclaimed Japanese textiles company NUNO and noted LA-based jewelry designer Hisano Shepherd.

Does not include admission to the museum.

Saturday, November 18, 2017
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

Two-Day Shibori On! Workshop

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SOLD OUT

Saturday–Sunday, November 18–19
11 a.m.–4 p.m. (both days)

Continue practicing itajime, arashinui, and other shibori dyeing techniques on a broad selection of fabrics, and learn about dyeing threads for stitching.

Please wear studio clothing and bring rubber gloves, scissors, and a seam ripper. All other materials will be provided.

$72 members, $90 non-members, plus $40 materials fee due to instructor at beginning of class (cash only). Limited to 20 participants. Museum admission included.

This program is sold out. To be placed on a waitlist, please email visitorservices@janm.org.

Saturday, November 18, 2017
1:00 PM

Members Only Meet-and-Greet with Claudia Katayanagi

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All members are invited to an intimate pre-event reception with filmmaker Claudia Katayanagi prior to the public screening and discussion with the filmmaker about her film, A Bitter Legacy.

Space is limited. RSVP by November 14 using the link below. You can also contact memberevents@janm.org or 213.830.5646.

Saturday, November 18, 2017
2:00 PM

Film Screening and Discussion—A Bitter Legacy

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Inside the World War II camps where Japanese Americans were incarcerated, secret prisons were created for those considered “troublemakers” and “collaborators” by the US government.

Claudia Katayanagi’s film looks at these “citizen isolation centers,” now considered precursors to Guantanamo, and examines their legacy.

Discussion with the filmmaker to follow. Included with museum admission. RSVPs are recommended using the link below.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Member Appreciation Days

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Friday–Sunday, November 24–26, 2017

JANM members always enjoy a 10% store discount and free admission to JANM. On this special weekend, take advantage of a 20% discount at the JANM Store and janmstore.com, plus free admission and a 20% store discount at other participating Southern California institutions.

This year, JANM hosts a Citron Trunk Show on Saturday and proudly participates in Museum Store Sunday.

Visit janmstore.com/membershopping in November for details, restrictions, and a complete list of participants.

Saturday, November 25, 2017
10:15 AM—12:15 PM

Little Tokyo Walking Tour

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Relive history and learn about present-day Little Tokyo with JANM docents.

$12 members, $15 non-members. Museum admission included. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Weather permitting. Limited to 20 participants.

Saturday, November 25, 2017
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

Citron Trunk Show

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FREE

Just in time for holiday shopping, Citron Clothing presents a trunk show of their elegant, timeless apparel for all body types using the finest fabrics, artisanal techniques from around the world, and vintage motifs sourced from Asia and Europe.

Does not include admission to the museum.

 

 

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