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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

Saturday, June 30, 2018
10:15 AM—12:15 PM

CANCELLED: Little Tokyo Walking Tour

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THIS TOUR HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

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.

We apologize for the inconvenience. The next Little Tokyo Walking Tour will be on July 27. Click here for tickets.

Saturday, June 23, 2018
11:00 AM—1:00 PM

Origami with Ruthie Kitagawa: Summer Floral Cards

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SOLD OUT

FREE

Learn to make a summery floral card. This workshop is free, but RSVPs are required using the link below. Limited to 25 participants.

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

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

Saturday, June 23, 2018
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

CANCELLED: From Moth to Cloth

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THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Saturday–Sunday, June 23–24
11 a.m.–4 p.m. (both days)

Join Glennis Dolce for a two-day workshop exploring the making of silk handkerchiefs (mawata) from silkworm cocoons. Reel your own thread, then use it in craft projects. Video from Dolce’s recent trip to Japan will also be shown. Bring scissors and a seam ripper.

$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.

In the Koichi & Toyo Nerio Education Center

 

 

 

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