Japanese American National Museum
Events Calendar

Series: Special Events

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, April 13, 2019

2019 Gala Dinner and Silent Auction



Join us at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown for JANM’s 2019 Gala Dinner and Silent Auction.

For more information about the Gala, sponsorship opportunities, and the 2019 Lexus Opportunity Drawing, visit

Saturday, June 15, 2019




In conjunction with Kaiju vs Heroes, JANM will host a day-long ticketed event. Kaiju-Con will include a vendor hall, workshops, panel discussions, and demonstrations all related to kaiju and Japanese toys. It will culminate in a special free outdoor screening of Godzilla (2014), at 8:30 p.m., on the museum’s plaza. The Warner Bros. release is rated PG-13.

Kaiju-Con tickets, which will include same-day museum admission, go on sale May 1. Early bird pricing will be available through May 31.

For more information about Kaiju-Con tickets and vendor applications, visit

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