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Saturday, October 10, 2009
2:00 PM—4:00 PM

Be Water, My Friend by Ken Mochizuki

events/bruce_lee_100.jpg FREE!

Hear award winning author Ken Mochizuki read his new book, Be Water, My Friend, about Bruce Lee’s early childhood, and also Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story, which tells the inspiring story of Chiune Sugihara.

Be Water, My Friend will be available for purchase on the day of event.

[Purchase a copy of Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story at the Museum Store Online]

Saturday, June 6, 2009
11:00 AM—2:00 PM

Kidding Around in the Kitchen Family Cooking Adventure: Beat the June Gloom

events/KiddingLogo100__.jpg Please Note: This class has been canceled!

Kidding Around the Kitchen (KATK) and the Japanese American National Museum are proud to present: Beat The June Gloom. A hands on family cooking class lead by Lisa Elaina Fontanesi creator of KATK: What better way to start your summer than with some tasty recipes the whole family will enjoy.

Get a head start on your summer family cooking with this hands on cooking class. You are sure to leave with a smile on your face and a belly full of food. We will be exploring salads, sandwiches and simple dessert recipes. $25 members (for one child & one adult); $35 non-members, includes Museum admission and supplies. Reservations are strongly encouraged, contact 213-625-0414.

This cooking workshop is brought to you in collaboration with Kidding Around the Kitchen. To find out more about Kidding Around the Kitchen, go to http://www.kiddingaroundthekitchen.com/

Other Family Events at the National Museum

June 13 – Target Family Free Saturday: Try this on for Size!

July 11 – Target Family Free Saturday: Books Galore!

August 15: Summer Festival on the Courtyard

August 29: Common Ground Tour for Families

August 29: Taiko for Families

Saturday, May 2, 2009
2:00 PM—4:00 PM

Southwest Chamber Music: Music Unwrapped Free Family Concerts

events/toru_takemitsu100.jpg Music Unwrapped Free Family Concerts: Free of charge, and lots of fun, Music Unwrapped is the ideal way for the family to spend a Saturday morning learning about a wide variety of great music.

The Music of Toru Takemitsu
Our season ends with a series of concerts in collaboration with the Shumei Arts Council celebrating its 10th anniversary. Confronting Silence: the Music of Toru Takemitsu will include films, symposiums and discussions with Takemitsu’s niece and nephew Haruno Kira and Kouji Shitara. Toru Takemitsu was one of Japan’s most famous velebrities and one of the major composers of the 20th century. His career was inspired by everything from traditional Japanese folk music, classic western pop-melodies, electronic sounds, and the natural world. Also a well-known film composer, Takemitsu collaborated and took influence from artist contemporaries around the world.

Other Family Events at the National Museum

June 6: Kidding Around in the Kitchen Family Cooking Adventure: Beat the June Gloom

June 13 – Target Family Free Saturday: Try this on for Size!

July 11 – Target Family Free Saturday: Books Galore!

August 15: Summer Festival on the Courtyard

August 29: Common Ground Tour for Families

August 29: Taiko for Families

Saturday, August 26, 2006
11:00 AM

"What Are We?" Two-Part Photography and Art Workshop with Kip Fulbeck - Part 2

Artist Kip Fulbeck leads a two-part photography class especially for youth (ages 8 to 13), exploring images of the self, family, and community.

Learn the basics of photography and how to approach and examine subjects to photograph. Photographs will be developed by the National Museum and participants will select final shots for a special display at the September 9 Target Free Family Saturday.

Attendance at first workshop on August 19 is required. Limited to fifteen participants; $25 for National Museum members, $35 non-members, includes disposable camera. Reservations required.

In conjunction with the exhibition kip fulbeck: part asian, 100% hapa
Saturday, August 19, 2006
11:00 AM

"What Are We?" Two-Part Photography and Art Workshop with Kip Fulbeck - Part 1

Artist Kip Fulbeck leads a two-part photography class especially for youth (ages 8 to 13), exploring images of the self, family, and community.

Learn the basics of photography and how to approach and examine subjects to photograph. Photographs will be developed by the National Museum and participants will select final shots for a special display at the September 9 Target Free Family Saturday.

Attendance is required for part two of the workshop on August 26. Limited to fifteen participants; $25 for National Museum members, $35 non-members, includes disposable camera. Reservations required.

In conjunction with the exhibition kip fulbeck: part asian, 100% hapa
 

 

 

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