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Wednesday, September 6, 2017
6:30 PM—8:30 PM

JANM ON THE ROAD: Reception for JANM Supporters in New York City


JANM members and donors in the New York metro area are invited to hear from new President and CEO Ann Burroughs. Invitations were sent in early August.

Contact for 213.830.5676 for more information.

Saturday, August 5, 2017
10:30 AM

CANCELLED: Members Only Exhibition Tour: New Frontiers



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.

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


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 or 213.830.5646.

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

Members Only—Meet George Takei



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, June 10, 2017
10:30 AM

Members Only Exhibition Tour: Instructions to All Persons


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 or 213.830.5646.

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

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


In September 2016, JANM was gifted with the George & Brad Takei Collection, a small portion of which formed the basis of the New Frontiers exhibition, on view through August 20.

Bring your lunch and join JANM collections staff as they look at a selection of artifacts that did not make it into the show. Get an exclusive peek into George Takei’s remarkable life!

Space is limited; RSVP by May 31 to or 213.830.5646.

Read our blog post about the last Learning at Lunch event in April.

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



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