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Saturday, September 8, 2018
10:00 AM—2:00 PM

Edible Adventures: Little Tokyo Sushi Graze

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Dive deep into one of Los Angeles’s most historic neighborhoods while grazing on sushi made by Little Tokyo’s talented chefs. Begin with our “Sushi 101” class to learn about the history and etiquette of this cuisine, then proceed on to stops at several neighborhood restaurants.

$64 members; $80 non-members. Food and museum admission included. Limited to 10 participants.

Saturday, September 8, 2018
11:00 AM—2:00 PM

Maihashi: Make Your Own Reusable Chopsticks

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Versatile and timeless, chopsticks are a fundamental utensil for many Asian cuisines. In this workshop led by local woodworker Steve Hatanaka, attendees will create their own personal reusable chopsticks, also known as maihashi. Reusable chopsticks speak to the Japanese concept of mottainai, an effort to not be wasteful.

Open to ages 8 and older, but minors must be accompanied by an adult. $12 members, $15 non-members. Museum admission included. Limited to 20 participants.

This workshop is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs.

In the Koichi & Toyo Nerio Education Center

Saturday, August 25, 2018
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 4, 2018
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

Two-Day Workshop: Shibori On! Continuing Explorations in Shibori and Indigo

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SOLD OUT

Saturday–Sunday, August 4–5
11 a.m.–4 p.m. (both days)

In this two-day workshop, participants will continue working with indigo and shibori dyeing using a broad selection of beautiful vintage and one-of-a-kind fabrics. Shibori techniques of itajime, arashi, nui, and more will be practiced with both new and continuing students. Bring scissors and a seam ripper.

$72 members, $90 non-members, plus $40 materials fee due to instructor at the beginning of class (cash only). Limited to 20 participants. Museum admission included.

This program is sold out. To be placed on a waitlist, please email visitorservices@janm.org.

In the Koichi & Toyo Nerio Education Center

Saturday, July 28, 2018
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 21, 2018
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

CANCELLED: Jewelry Workshop—The World of Washi: Intermediate Class

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Saturday–Sunday, July 21–22
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

This intermediate class is recommended for students who have already taken at least one of the beginning washi workshops. Participants will make a necklace and matching earrings with wooden beads made of two different but complementary washi papers and semi-precious commercial beads. Techniques will include washi-wrapping, collage design, looping, and wrapping wire.

Please bring sharp scissors and a snack. All additional class materials will be provided.

$64 members, $80 non-members, plus $25 materials fee due to the instructor at beginning of class (cash only); museum admission included. Limited to 12 participants.

In the Koichi & Toyo Nerio Education Center

 

 

 

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