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

Not a current member? Join/renew: 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 12, 2017

Member Appreciation Days

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Friday–Sunday, May 12–14, 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 janmstore.com, plus free admission and a 20% store discount at 14 other participating Southern California institutions—including California Science Center, Kidspace Children’s Museum, Fowler Museum at UCLA, and Skirball Cultural Center

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

Saturday, May 13, 2017
11:00 AM—12:30 PM

Members Only—Intersecting Identities: LGBTQ Focus

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JANM presents a new series of panel discussions designed to break down barriers to social understanding. In conjunction with New Frontiers, today’s panel features three members of the LGBTQ community 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.

Space is limited; RSVP by May 8 to memberevents@janm.org or 213.830.5646.

 

In conjunction with the exhibition New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei
Thursday, May 18, 2017
5:00 PM

Members Only Exhibition Tour: Instructions to All Persons

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Join exhibition curator Clement Hanami, JANM’s Vice President of Operations/Art Director, for an in-depth gallery tour of Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive Order 9066.

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

Members are encouraged to stay after the tour for the Moving Day program.

Saturday, June 3, 2017
12:15 PM—1:15 PM

Members Only Learning at Lunch: The George & Brad Takei Collection, Part 2

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In 2016, JANM was gifted with the George & Brad Takei Collection, which formed the basis of the New Frontiers exhibition. Bring your lunch and join JANM collections staff as they look at Star Trek and other artifacts that did not make it into the show.

Space is limited; RSVP by May 25 to memberevents@janm.org or 213.830.5646.

In conjunction with the exhibition New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei
Saturday, June 10, 2017
10:30 AM

Members Only Exhibition Tour: Instructions to All Persons

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Join exhibition curator Clement Hanami, JANM’s Vice President of Operations/Art Director, for an in-depth gallery tour of Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive Order 9066.

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

Saturday, June 24, 2017
2:00 PM—4:00 PM

Members Only—Meet George Takei

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Members at the Family/Dual level and up are invited to attend this exclusive JANM event at which you will:

  • Meet George Takei

  • Enjoy appetizers

  • Drink New Frontiers-inspired “mock-tails”

  • Play trivia and win prizes

  • View artifacts from the George & Brad Takei Collection that are NOT in the exhibition

  • Receive a professional photo taken with George

  • Visit New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei before or after the event

$10 per adult member. Free for up to three children (under age 18) accompanied by a paying adult. Space is limited. Register by June 17. Invitations with instructions on how to register for this exclusive event will be mailed in May.

In conjunction with the exhibition New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei
Saturday, July 29, 2017
1:00 PM

Members Only Meet-and-Greet with Holly Yasui

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Members are invited to an exclusive pre-event reception with filmmaker Holly Yasui prior to the public screening and Q&A with the filmmaker about her film, Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice.

Space is limited. RSVP by July 24 to memberevents@janm.org or 213.830.5646.

Saturday, August 5, 2017
10:30 AM

Members Only Exhibition Tour: New Frontiers

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Join exhibition curator Jeff Yang for a special gallery tour on the eve of the anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing—an event that had a significant impact on George Takei’s family.

Limited to 25 members; reservations are required. RSVP by August 1 to memberevents@janm.org or 213.830.5646.

In conjunction with the exhibition New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei

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