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Exclusive events for our members such as exhibition tours and receptions.

Not a current member? Join/renew: http://janmstore.com/membership

All programs are free for JANM members and free with admission for non-members, unless otherwise noted. Events are subject to change.

Reservations are recommended for most programs; you may use the links below. You may also RSVP by emailing rsvp@janm.org or calling 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours in advance. Please indicate the name, date, and time of the program, as well as your name and the number of people in your party. (RSVPs are not accepted for Family Festivals). For all ticketed events (classes, workshops, food tours, etc.), pre-payment is required to hold your space. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance or no refund will be issued.

 

Friday, May 6, 2016

Member Appreciation Days

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Friday–Sunday, May 6–8, 2016

JANM members always enjoy a 10% store discount and free admission to JANM. On this special weekend, take advantage of a 20% discount at the JANM Store and janmstore.com, plus free admission and a 20% store discount at 20 other participating Southern California institutions.

Participants this season include FIDM Museum and Galleries, Heritage Square Museum, Kidspace Children’s Museum, Museum of Latin American Art, and many more.

Visit janmstore.com/membershopping for details, restrictions, and a complete list of participants.

Saturday, May 21, 2016
1:00 PM

Members Only Meet and Greet with Naomi Hirahara

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Members are invited to an exclusive pre-event reception with Naomi Hirahara prior to the public discussion about her book, Sayonara Slam.

Space is limited. RSVP by May 16 to memberevents@janm.org or 213.830.5646.

Saturday, May 28, 2016
11:00 AM—5:00 PM

Members Only Preview Day: Above the Fold

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All JANM members are invited to preview the exhibition Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami before it opens to the public on Sunday, May 29.

Photo: Erik DeMaine and Martin DeMaine, Destructors III, 2013. Photo courtesy of the artists.

In conjunction with the exhibition Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami
Sunday, May 29, 2016
6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Upper Level Members' Reception: Above the Fold

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Members at the Director’s Circle, President’s Circle, Chairman’s Circle, and Sustaining levels are invited to join us at an exclusive reception to celebrate the opening of Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami.

Invitations are being mailed in April. RSVP by May 23.

Photo: Erik DeMaine and Martin DeMaine, Kentucky Series: Together, 2012. Photo courtesy of the artists.

In conjunction with the exhibition Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami
Saturday, June 18, 2016
10:30 AM

Members Only Exhibition Tour: Above the Fold

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Join Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami curator Meher McArthur for an in-depth gallery tour.

Limited to 25 members. RSVP to memberevents@janm.org or 213.830.5646.

Photo: Jiangmei Wu, Ruga Swan, 2014. Photo courtesy of Alyssa Hockenberry.

In conjunction with the exhibition Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami
Saturday, June 18, 2016
1:00 PM

Members Only Meet and Greet with Karen L. Ishizuka

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Members are invited to an exclusive pre-event reception with Karen Ishizuka prior to the public discussion about her book, Serve the People: Making Asian America in the Long Sixties.

Space is limited. RSVP by June 13 to memberevents@janm.org or 213.830.5646.

Saturday, July 16, 2016
1:00 PM—2:00 PM

Members Only Spotlight on Common Ground

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Members are invited to join JANM’s Education Department for an in-depth look at their favorite artifacts in Common Ground. Recommended for multi-generational families with children high school-aged and older.

Space is limited. RSVP required to memberevents@janm.org or 213.830.5646.

In conjunction with the exhibition Common Ground: The Heart of Community
Friday, July 29, 2016
7:00 PM—10:00 PM

Upper Level Members' Reception: Tatau

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Upper Level members are invited to join us at an exclusive reception to celebrate the opening of Tatau: Marks of Polynesia. Invitations will be mailed in June.

Image: Tattoo by Su‘a Sulu‘ape Aisea. Photo by John Agcaoili.

In conjunction with the exhibition Tatau: Marks of Polynesia
Sunday, July 31, 2016
10:30 AM

Members Only Exhibition Tour: Tatau

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Join Tatau curator Takahiro Kitamura for a gallery tour and a catalog signing.

Limited to 25 members. RSVP to memberevents@janm.org or 213.830.5646.

Image: Tattoo by Allek Gaoay. Photo by John Agcaoili.

In conjunction with the exhibition Tatau: Marks of Polynesia
Friday, August 5, 2016
11:00 AM—12:00 PM

Members Only Learning at Lunch: Hisako Hibi

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Join JANM’s Collections Department for a viewing of the oil paintings of Issei artist Hisako Hibi, who painted while incarcerated at Topaz.

RSVPs recommended to memberevents@janm.org or 213.830.5646.

View paintings from the Hisako Hibi Collection online.

Image: Hisako Hibi, A Young Mother, 1944, oil on canvas. Gift of Ibuki Hibi Lee (96.601.31).

Saturday, August 6, 2016
10:30 AM

Members Only Exhibition Tour: Above the Fold

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Join Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami curator Meher McArthur for an in-depth gallery tour.

Limited to 25 members. RSVP to memberevents@janm.org or 213.830.5646.

Photo: Yuko Nishimura, Shine, 2008. Photo courtesy of the artist.

In conjunction with the exhibition Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami
Saturday, August 20, 2016
10:30 AM

Members Only Exhibition Tour: Above the Fold

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Join Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami curator Meher McArthur for an in-depth gallery tour.

Limited to 25 members. RSVP to memberevents@janm.org or 213.830.5646.

Photo: Erik DeMaine and Martin DeMaine, Destructors III, 2013. Photo courtesy of the artists.

In conjunction with the exhibition Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami

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