Calendar of Events — January 2020
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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.
2020 Oshogatsu Family Festival - Year of the Rat
SAVE THE DATE
FREE ALL DAY!
Welcome the Year of the Rat with crafts, food, cultural activities, and performances!
…and so much more!
This event is free, but RSVPs are requested using the link below. Those who RSVP and show their ticket at the JANM membership table at the Oshogatsu Family Festival will be entered into a drawing for a one-year JANM family/dual level membership.
Please check back for complete schedule.
Sponsored by MUFG Union Bank, N.A.; City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs; Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture; and The Nissan Foundation. Media Sponsor: The Rafu Shimpo.
Under a Mushroom Cloud Film Festival
In conjunction with Under a Mushroom Cloud: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Atomic Bomb, JANM is hosting a day-long Under a Mushroom Cloud Film Festival.
JANM will screen four world acclaimed films related to the atomic bombs. These films tell the story of people who were under the two mushroom clouds. JANM encourages the public to see the films and share these stories of resilience, love, and hopes for peace.
- 10:30 a.m.—Nagasaki: Memories of My Son (130 min, 2015, directed by Yoji Yamada)
- 1 p.m.—In This Corner of the World (129 min, 2016, directed by Sunao Katabuchi)
- 3:20 p.m.—The Face of Jizo (99 min, 2004, directed by Kazuo Kuroki)
5 p.m.—Paper Lanterns (60 min, 2016, directed by Max Esposito and Barry Frechette);
Q&A to follow with filmmakers
Included with museum admission. Please check back for more information and tickets.
This festival is co-presented with the Japan Foundation, Los Angeles.