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Series: Lifelong Learning

All programs are free for Museum members and free with general admission for non-members, unless otherwise noted. Events are subject to change.

Reservations are recommended for most programs (RSVPs not needed for Family Festivals). Some programs may have separate reservation contacts. Please check program description. Please RSVP at least 48 hours in advance by emailing rsvp@janm.org or calling 213.625.0414. Please indicate the name, date, and time of the program, as well as your name and the total in your party.

For all classes, workshops, and food tours, pre-payment is required to hold your space. Please call 213.625.0414 or purchase tickets online using the links below. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance or no refund will be issued.

 

Saturday, December 27, 2014
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. Admission to Common Ground: The Heart of Community included. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Weather permitting.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
10:00 AM—2:00 PM

Edible Adventures: Little Tokyo Markets, Then and Now

This historical walking tour explores the role that Japanese Americans played in establishing local markets, from downtown’s Grand Central Market, opened in 1917, to the neighborhood Asian grocers of today.

$40 members, $50 non-members. Lunch and admission to Common Ground included. Limited to 18 participants.

Saturday, January 24, 2015
11:30 AM—4:30 PM

Shibori Fusion: Techniques of Yesterday and Today

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Saturday–Sunday, January 24–25, 11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

In this two-day workshop led by Shibori Girl (Glennis Dolce), participants will use various resist dyeing techniques on silks, including recycled kimono silks, to create a fabric collection and a scarf. Stitching, wrapping, clamping, and binding will be covered. Samples and books will be on hand for inspiration. New and returning shibori practitioners welcome!

$72 members, $90 non-members, plus $45 materials fee due to instructor at beginning of class (cash only). Fabrics, dyes, and use of tools and equipment included. Limited to 20 participants.

Saturday, January 31, 2015
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. Admission to Common Ground: The Heart of Community included. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Weather permitting.

Please check back to purchase tickets online.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Hello Kitty Musubi Workshop

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Back by popular demand! This workshop was a huge hit at Hello Kitty Con 2014. Chef and Hello Kitty super-fan Katie Chin teaches how to make adorable and delicious Hello Kitty musubi.

Please check back for time and price.

In conjunction with the exhibition Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty
Saturday, February 28, 2015
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. Admission to Common Ground: The Heart of Community included. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Weather permitting.

Please check back to purchase tickets online.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Origami with Ruthie Kitagawa: Hinamatsuri Cards

Make a Hinamatsuri (Girl’s Day) greeting card for your friends and family.

$8 members, $10 non-members. Supplies and admission to Common Ground included. Limited to 10 participants.

Saturday, March 21, 2015
12:00 PM—1:00 PM

Hello Kitty Cupcake Decorating

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Make Hello Kitty cupcakes with Michele Chen Chock, author of The Hello Kitty Baking Book. Book signing to follow.

Bring your own apron; other supplies are included. $28 members, $35 non-members. Limited to 25 participants.

Admission to Common Ground and Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty are included.

In conjunction with the exhibition Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty
Saturday, March 28, 2015
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. Admission to Common Ground: The Heart of Community included. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Weather permitting.

Please check back to purchase tickets online.

Saturday, April 25, 2015
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. Admission to Common Ground: The Heart of Community included. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Weather permitting.

Please check back to purchase tickets online.

Saturday, April 25, 2015
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Origami with Ruthie Kitagawa: Children's Day Cards

Make a special card to celebrate Children’s Day or Boy’s Day.

$8 members, $10 non-members. Supplies and admission to Common Ground: The Heart of Community included. Limited to 10 participants.

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