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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, June 27, 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. Museum admission included. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Weather permitting.

Saturday, July 18, 2015
10:00 AM—2:00 PM

Edible Adventures: A Noodling Walk through Little Tokyo

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Where does ramen come from? What is the difference between udon and ramen? Join this cultural and culinary tour and learn about the various noodle delights available in Little Tokyo.

$48 members, $60 non-members. Museum admission and three noodle stops included. Limited to 15 participants. Comfortable walking shoes recommended.

Saturday, July 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. Museum admission included. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Weather permitting.

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

Origami with Ruthie Kitagawa: Floral Cards

Learn to hand-make floral cards for the next birthday or special occasion.

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

Saturday, August 8, 2015
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

Two-Day Workshop: Indigo and Shibori in the 21st Century

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This program is sold out.

Saturday–Sunday, August 8–9
11 a.m.–4 p.m. on both days

Enjoy two days of indigo dyeing with a focus on learning how the dye takes to different textiles. Shibori techniques to be explored include arashi, itajime, and nui, as well as combined and invented techniques.

Material kits will include handouts, threads, and many types of vintage kimono silks as well as some cottons, bamboo, hemp, and other natural fibers. Samples, books, and videos will be on hand for inspiration.

$72 members, $90 non-members, plus $40 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, August 29, 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. Museum admission included. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Weather permitting.

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