Japanese American National Museum
Events Calendar

Series: Partnerships & Collaborations

All programs are free for JANM members and free 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 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, July 23, 2016
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Nikkei Genealogical Society General Meeting



The Nikkei Genealogical Society (NikkeiGen) promotes, encourages, and shares Nikkei genealogy through education, research, and networking. NikkeiGen’s general meetings are open to anyone who is interested in researching their family trees, learning more about their Japanese roots and heritage, and participating in group discussions and networking. Meetings occur approximately once a month from January to October, with the location alternating between JANM and the Southern California Genealogical Society (SCGS) in Burbank. Meetings are always free, but RSVP is required.

To RSVP or for more information, email or visit the Facebook page at

Sunday, July 31, 2016
10:00 AM—1:30 PM

Delicious Little Tokyo Walking Tour


Delicious Little Tokyo is a weekend-long event spotlighting the culinary delights of Little Tokyo. In conjunction with this event, JANM presents a cultural and culinary walking tour. Meet at JANM, where one of our knowledgeable docents will present an introduction to the museum before embarking on a tour of the historic sights of the neighborhood. The walk will include stops at local specialty stores and cafes, where participants will be able to sample a variety of Japanese treats.

$28 members; $35 non-members. Museum admission and six food samplings included. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Limited to 15 participants.

Delicious Little Tokyo is presented by Go Little Tokyo, a neighborhood marketing campaign run by Little Tokyo Community Council (LTCC), created by Community Arts Resources (CARS), and funded by Metro Los Angeles.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
2:00 PM

Introduction to Go For Broke


Dr. Vince Beresford, President of Go For Broke National Education Center, will speak about GFBNEC’s new home, its future, and its groundbreaking new exhibit, The Defining Courage Experience.

Free with museum admission. RSVPs are recommended using the link below.

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