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Series: Lifelong Learning

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 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, April 29, 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, May 13, 2017
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Origami with Ruthie Kitagawa: Floral Cards

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Learn to make a floral card, just in time for Mother’s Day.

$12 members, $15 non-members. Supplies and admission included. Limited to 10 participants.

Saturday, May 27, 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, June 17, 2017
10:00 AM—2:00 PM

Edible Adventures: A Noodling Little Tokyo Walk

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Where does ramen come from? What is the difference between udon and ramen? Join this cultural walk around Little Tokyo and get a noodle-eyed view of what makes these bowls tick.

$48 members; $60 non-members. Includes museum admission and three noodle stops (Marugame Monzo, Kouraku, and Ebisu). Limited to 15 participants.

Saturday, June 24, 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, July 29, 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, August 26, 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, August 26, 2017
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

Two-Day Shibori On! Workshop

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Saturday–Sunday, August 26–27
11 a.m.–4 p.m. (both days)

Glennis Dolce is back from her Japan Silk Study Tour and will have plenty to share in this two-day workshop! Continue working on 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.

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