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Saturday, May 5, 2018
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

Jewelry Workshop—The World of Washi: Beginner Class

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Saturday–Sunday, May 5–6
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

The World of Washi workshop series continues with two projects demonstrating that hand-made washi beads can be unique and elegant: a delicate necklace crimped on a gold/silver chain and a memory-wire bracelet of semi-precious stones and washi danglies. The technical challenges will be crimping and looping.

All materials will be provided. Bring a shoebox for supplies, a snack, and a willingness to learn. $64 members, $80 non-members; museum admission included. Limited to 12 participants.

$25 materials fee has been graciously covered by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs.

In the Nancy K. Araki Community Education Center

Saturday, April 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, April 14, 2018
1:00 PM—3:00 PM

CANCELLED: Origami with Ruthie Kitagawa: Kodomo no Hi Cards

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THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Make a Kodomo no Hi (Children’s Day) greeting card for your friends and family.

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

Saturday, March 31, 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, March 31, 2018
11:00 AM—4:30 PM

Discover Your Japanese American Roots

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This comprehensive workshop led by genealogy buff Chester Hashizume will teach you to identify your ancestral Japanese hometown, uncover the meanings behind family crests and surnames, learn about conducting research in Japan, and much more.

$44 members, $55 non-members. Materials and museum admission included. Limited to 16 participants.

In the Koichi & Toyo Nerio Education Center

Saturday, March 24, 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, March 24–25
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

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

Participants will also dye threads for stitching and explore some of the things that can be made with hand-dyed indigo shibori fabrics. Continuing students are encouraged to bring past work to share with beginning students.

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.

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

In the Koichi & Toyo Nerio Education Center

 

 

 

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