Japanese American National Museum
Events Calendar

Series: Member Events


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

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All programs are free for JANM members and included 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 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.


Saturday, October 14, 2017
2:00 PM—3:30 PM

CANCELLED: Members Only—Intersecting Identities: Latin American Nikkei Focus


This new series of panel discussions is designed to break down barriers to social understanding. In conjunction with Transpacific Borderlands, today’s panel features three Latin American Nikkei who will share their personal experiences and perspectives. Moderated by Dr. Curtiss Takada Rooks, Assistant Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies, Loyola Marymount University.

Saturday, October 14, 2017
1:00 PM—1:45 PM

CANCELLED: Members Only Meet-and-Greet with Intersecting Identities Panelists



All members are invited to an intimate pre-event reception with Dr. Curtiss Takada Rooks and other Intersecting Identities panelists prior to the Members Only Intersecting Identities: Latin American Nikkei Focus panel discussion at 2 p.m.

Friday, October 27, 2017
6:30 PM—8:30 PM

JANM ON THE ROAD: Reception for JANM Supporters in Washington, DC


JANM members and donors in the DC metro area are invited to hear from new President and CEO Ann Burroughs and meet many of the museum’s trustees and governors. Invitations will be mailed in September.

Contact for 213.830.5676 for more information.

Saturday, November 18, 2017
1:00 PM

Members Only Meet-and-Greet with Claudia Katayanagi


All members are invited to an intimate pre-event reception with filmmaker Claudia Katayanagi prior to the public screening and discussion with the filmmaker about her film, A Bitter Legacy.

Space is limited. RSVP by November 14 using the link below. You can also contact or 213.830.5646.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Member Appreciation Days


Friday–Sunday, November 24–26, 2017

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, plus free admission and a 20% store discount at other participating Southern California institutions.

This year, JANM hosts a Citron Trunk Show on Saturday and proudly participates in Museum Store Sunday.

Visit in November for details, restrictions, and a complete list of participants.

Saturday, December 2, 2017
10:30 AM

Transpacific Borderlands Members Only Artist Talk


Members are invited to join Transpacific Borderlands artist Shizu Saldamando for an intimate gallery talk.

Limited to 25 participants. RSVP by November 28 using the link below. You can also contact or 213.830.5646.

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