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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, December 10, 2016
9:30 AM—10:30 AM

Mottainai Yoga with traci

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Roughly translated, mottainai means “don’t be wasteful” in Japanese. In this yoga and meditation workshop for all levels, certified yoga instructor traci ishigo invites participants to harness their own inner energy to prevent body, mind, and spirit from going to waste. Participants can expect the one-hour class to be both restorative and invigorating, with opportunities to practice deep stretches as well as strength-building standing and balancing poses. All classes are gentle, uplifting, and intended for participants of all ages. Come explore the many health benefits of yoga and meditation!

Bring your own mat and props. Limited to 20 participants per class. $8 members, $10 non-members. Museum admission included.

Saturday, December 10, 2016
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

Two-Day Craft Workshop—Indigo Vat Making and Shibori Technique

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Saturday, December 10–Sunday, December 11
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

In this two-day workshop led by Glennis Dolce of Shibori Girl Studios, participants will have the opportunity to make a small, two-gallon fermentation vat to take home with them. All levels are welcome to come and practice shibori techniques, learn about indigo vat maintenance, experiment with Japanese shibori tools and stencils, and browse the book collection. Feel free to bring your own indigo-dyeing and shibori projects.

$72 members, $90 non-members, plus $40 materials fee due to instructor at beginning of class (cash only). Two-gallon lidded buckets will also be available for $4 each. Limited to 18 participants. Museum admission included.

Please be sure to wear studio clothing and bring rubber gloves, sewing pins, and scissors. All other materials will be provided.

Saturday, December 17, 2016
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, December 17, 2016
10:00 AM—2:00 PM

Edible Adventures: Little Tokyo Sushi Graze

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Take a stroll through Little Tokyo and sample the many varieties of sushi, from makizushi to chirashi zushi. In between stops, listen to sushi masters tell stories that evoke the 130-year history of the neighborhood. Comfortable walking shoes recommended.

$64 members; $80 non-members. Food and museum admission included. Limited to 12 participants.

Saturday, January 14, 2017
9:30 AM—10:30 AM

Mottainai Yoga with traci

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Roughly translated, mottainai means “don’t be wasteful” in Japanese. In this yoga and meditation workshop for all levels, certified yoga instructor traci ishigo invites participants to harness their own inner energy to prevent body, mind, and spirit from going to waste.

Participants can expect the one-hour class to be both restorative and invigorating, with opportunities to practice deep stretches as well as strength-building standing and balancing poses. All classes are gentle, uplifting, and intended for participants of all ages. Come explore the many health benefits of yoga and meditation!

Bring your own mat and props. Limited to 20 participants per class. $8 members, $10 non-members. Museum admission included.

Saturday, January 28, 2017
9:30 AM—10:30 AM

Mottainai Yoga with traci

events/MottainaiYoga-ACH-300px_1.jpg

Roughly translated, mottainai means “don’t be wasteful” in Japanese. In this yoga and meditation workshop for all levels, certified yoga instructor traci ishigo invites participants to harness their own inner energy to prevent body, mind, and spirit from going to waste.

Participants can expect the one-hour class to be both restorative and invigorating, with opportunities to practice deep stretches as well as strength-building standing and balancing poses. All classes are gentle, uplifting, and intended for participants of all ages. Come explore the many health benefits of yoga and meditation!

Bring your own mat and props. Limited to 20 participants per class. $8 members, $10 non-members. Museum admission included.

Saturday, January 28, 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, February 4, 2017
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

Two-Day Shibori Mandalas Workshop

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Saturday–Sunday, February 4–5
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Explore the endless possibilities of mandalas in this two-day contemporary shibori workshop led by Glennis Dolce of Shibori Girl Studios. You’ll use colorful dyes to create eye-catching patterns for pillows, quilts, and other projects.

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.

Saturday, February 4, 2017
9:30 AM—10:30 AM

Mottainai Yoga with traci

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Roughly translated, mottainai means “don’t be wasteful” in Japanese. In this yoga and meditation workshop for all levels, certified yoga instructor traci ishigo invites participants to harness their own inner energy to prevent body, mind, and spirit from going to waste.

Participants can expect the one-hour class to be both restorative and invigorating, with opportunities to practice deep stretches as well as strength-building standing and balancing poses. All classes are gentle, uplifting, and intended for participants of all ages. Come explore the many health benefits of yoga and meditation!

Bring your own mat and props. Limited to 20 participants per class. $8 members, $10 non-members. Museum admission included.

Saturday, February 11, 2017
9:30 AM—10:30 AM

Mottainai Yoga with traci

events/MottainaiYoga-ACH-300px_3.jpg

Roughly translated, mottainai means “don’t be wasteful” in Japanese. In this yoga and meditation workshop for all levels, certified yoga instructor traci ishigo invites participants to harness their own inner energy to prevent body, mind, and spirit from going to waste.

Participants can expect the one-hour class to be both restorative and invigorating, with opportunities to practice deep stretches as well as strength-building standing and balancing poses. All classes are gentle, uplifting, and intended for participants of all ages. Come explore the many health benefits of yoga and meditation!

Bring your own mat and props. Limited to 20 participants per class. $8 members, $10 non-members. Museum admission included.

Saturday, February 25, 2017
10:15 AM—12:15 PM

Little Tokyo Walking Tour

events/JANM-LittleTokyoWalkingTour-JVP-poetry-2013_1.jpg

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, March 11, 2017
9:30 AM—10:30 AM

Mottainai Yoga with traci

events/MottainaiYoga-ACH-300px_4.jpg

Roughly translated, mottainai means “don’t be wasteful” in Japanese. In this yoga and meditation workshop for all levels, certified yoga instructor traci ishigo invites participants to harness their own inner energy to prevent body, mind, and spirit from going to waste.

Participants can expect the one-hour class to be both restorative and invigorating, with opportunities to practice deep stretches as well as strength-building standing and balancing poses. All classes are gentle, uplifting, and intended for participants of all ages. Come explore the many health benefits of yoga and meditation!

Bring your own mat and props. Limited to 20 participants per class. $8 members, $10 non-members. Museum admission included.

Saturday, March 25, 2017
9:30 AM—10:30 AM

Mottainai Yoga with traci

events/MottainaiYoga-ACH-300px_7.jpg

Roughly translated, mottainai means “don’t be wasteful” in Japanese. In this yoga and meditation workshop for all levels, certified yoga instructor traci ishigo invites participants to harness their own inner energy to prevent body, mind, and spirit from going to waste.

Participants can expect the one-hour class to be both restorative and invigorating, with opportunities to practice deep stretches as well as strength-building standing and balancing poses. All classes are gentle, uplifting, and intended for participants of all ages. Come explore the many health benefits of yoga and meditation!

Bring your own mat and props. Limited to 20 participants per class. $8 members, $10 non-members. Museum admission included.

Saturday, March 25, 2017
10:15 AM—12:15 PM

Little Tokyo Walking Tour

events/JANM-LittleTokyoWalkingTour-mural-300px_1.jpg

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, April 1, 2017
9:30 AM—10:30 AM

Mottainai Yoga with traci

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Roughly translated, mottainai means “don’t be wasteful” in Japanese. In this yoga and meditation workshop for all levels, certified yoga instructor traci ishigo invites participants to harness their own inner energy to prevent body, mind, and spirit from going to waste.

Participants can expect the one-hour class to be both restorative and invigorating, with opportunities to practice deep stretches as well as strength-building standing and balancing poses. All classes are gentle, uplifting, and intended for participants of all ages. Come explore the many health benefits of yoga and meditation!

Bring your own mat and props. Limited to 20 participants per class. $8 members, $10 non-members. Museum admission included.

Saturday, April 15, 2017
9:30 AM—10:30 AM

Mottainai Yoga with traci

events/MottainaiYoga-ACH-300px_6.jpg

Roughly translated, mottainai means “don’t be wasteful” in Japanese. In this yoga and meditation workshop for all levels, certified yoga instructor traci ishigo invites participants to harness their own inner energy to prevent body, mind, and spirit from going to waste.

Participants can expect the one-hour class to be both restorative and invigorating, with opportunities to practice deep stretches as well as strength-building standing and balancing poses. All classes are gentle, uplifting, and intended for participants of all ages. Come explore the many health benefits of yoga and meditation!

Bring your own mat and props. Limited to 20 participants per class. $8 members, $10 non-members. Museum admission included.

Saturday, April 29, 2017
10:15 AM—12:15 PM

Little Tokyo Walking Tour

events/JANM-LittleTokyoWalkingTour-JVP-poetry-2013_2.jpg

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.

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