Bring family and friends for fun-filled days of exciting workshops, cultural performances, and unique craft activities.
JANM Free Family Days: Identity, My-dentity
FREE ALL DAY
Join us for a celebration of Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month and JANM’s exhibition, hapa.me – 15 years of the hapa project. Crafts, performances, storytelling, and other activities will explore themes of identity and personal heritage.
ALL DAY ACTIVITIES:
11:15 a.m.–12 p.m.: Storytelling Theater
Multicultural theater troupe We Tell Stories performs Proud to Be Me, a series of interactive stories geared toward reinforcing self-esteem. Reserved seating for members.
12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.: Poetry Writing Workshop
Spoken word artists and community organizers Stephanie Sajor and Eddy M. Gana, together known as Steady, will help you learn to express yourself through poetry.
1 p.m.–2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.: Amy Tangerine Scrapbook Workshop
Create colorful pages that save and share your memories in this scrapbooking workshop with Amy Tangerine. Bringing photos from home is optional. Mini booklets will be supplied. Space is limited; please sign up at the information table. Reserved seating for members.
2 p.m.–2:30 p.m.: Improv with Cold Tofu
Enjoy a performance by Cold Tofu as they improvise scenes and games based on audience suggestions. Reserved seating for members.
JANM Free Family Day: Identity, My-dentity is presented in partnership with Kizuna. American Sign Language interpreters will be present for select performances.
Natsumatsuri Family Festival
FREE ALL DAY
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Join us for our annual summer celebration featuring Japanese and Japanese American performances, crafts, and activities.
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Supported by Los Angeles County Arts Commission.