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Saturday, October 18, 1997
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Mizuhiki - Art of paper string

Instructor: Ryoko Shibata

You can do more with paper than just origami. Shibata Sensei will teach you how to create fantastic things with paper string. Free with Museum admission. Reservations required by October 15.

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

Sunday, October 12, 1997
3:00 PM—5:00 PM

Tracing, Collecting & Preserving Family Stories

Workshop at the Watts Towers Arts Center
1727 East 107th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90002
phone: 213.847.4646, fax: 213.564.7030

The Watts Towers Arts Center and the Japanese American National Museum invite you to learn how to trace your roots and collect family stories in a workshop led by Ronald W. Higgins, president, California African American Genealogical Society and Karen Yonemoto, life history program coordinator at the Japanese American National Museum. Workshop is free of charge. Reservations required. For additional information, please call 213.847.4646 or 213.625.0414, ext. 239.

This program is made possible in part by a grant from the James Irvine Foundation.

Saturday, October 11, 1997
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Origami Flowers

Instructor: Ryoko Shibata

While parents attend the “Radio Tokyo” panel, children can learn how to make folded paper flowers in this popular workshop with Shibata sensei. Free with Museum admission. Reservations required by October 8.

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

Sunday, September 28, 1997
2:00 PM—3:30 PM

Discovering Your Family Tree

Workshop instructor: Chester Hashizume. Become a family detective and discover those long-lost relatives. Learn how to create your own family tree, then find out how to enter your family tree in the Museum’s National Family Registry. Members $5, non-members $9 includes Museum admission. Reservations required.

Saturday, September 27, 1997
9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Life Stories: A Treasure Chest of Jewels

Featuring: Karen Yonemoto

Uncover the riches of life’s untold stories through the collection of oral histories with friends and family members. This three-hour workshop will provide you with basic training in doing background research, selecting equipment and conducting effective oral history interviews. Members $5, non-members $9 includes Museum admission. Reservations required.

Saturday, September 20, 1997
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

Origami Furniture

Arts & Crafts Class

Learn how to make creative furniture for a miniature home, using origami techniques taught by master sensei, Ryoko Shibata. Members $5, non-Members $9. Includes Museum admission. Reservations required by September 17.

 

 

 

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