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Saturday, September 29, 2018
10:15 AM—12:15 PM

Little Tokyo Walking Tour

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Learn about past and present-day Little Tokyo on a walking tour led by an in-the-know JANM docent. From murals to monuments, explore both the popular and lesser-known gems of this bustling neighborhood.

$12 members, $15 non-members. Museum admission included. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. Weather permitting. Limited to 20 participants.

Saturday, September 29, 2018
11:00 AM—1:00 PM

Origami with Ruthie Kitagawa: Floral Cards

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Learn from JANM’s resident origami expert Ruthie Kitagawa how to make a card adorned with cheerful origami flowers.

Space is limited to 15 participants. Advance purchase of a ticket is required. $12 non-members, free for JANM members. Museum admission included.

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

In the Nancy K. Araki Community Education Center

Saturday, September 29, 2018
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

Two-Day Workshop: Shibori On!

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Saturday–Sunday, September 29–30
11 a.m.–4 p.m. (both days)

In this two-day workshop led by Glennis Dolce, continue practicing itajime, arashi, nui, and other shibori dyeing techniques on a broad selection of fabrics, and learn about dyeing threads for stitching. 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.

In the Koichi & Toyo Nerio Education Center

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

Edible Adventures: Little Tokyo Sushi Graze

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SOLD OUT

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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SOLD OUT

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.

 

 

 

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