Public Programs

Programs are free for Members and included with admission for visitors, unless otherwise noted. Reservations are recommended by calling 213.625.0414 or by e-mail to rsvp@janm.org at least 48 hours prior to the event (please indicate name, number of reservations, date, and time of the event). Seating is limited.

To see a complete listing of the Museum’s programs, visit janm.org/events.


Saturday, October 24, 2009

Giant Robot: Opening Reception

Join us to celebrate the opening of the exhibition with live music by Goh Nakamura and attendance by many of the participating artists. Special merchandise and surprises planned!

6:00 PM


Saturday, November 7, 2009

Chiptune Electronic Music Workshop

events/GR-logo-100px_.jpg Come for an amazing day of electronic chiptune culture! See how the gaming culture has influenced modern electronic dance music, especially dance-pop, house music and techno in this extremely unique workshop hosted by Adam Robezzoli of attractmo.de.

2:00 PM


Thursday, November 12, 2009

Dirty Hands: The Art and Crimes of David Choe

events/GR-logo-100px.jpg Director, Harry Kim goes through eight haphazard years filled with mayhem to follow and deliver a portrait of David Choe, a young street artist that devises numerous schemes that afford him to hitchhike across the globe. A discussion will immediately follow this presentation providing an insider perspective on the life of artist David Choe.

7:30 PM


Saturday, December 5, 2009

Hand Transfer Workshop

events/GR-logo-100px__.jpg Come meet the artist Albert Reyes and learn about the various drawing techniques that he uses in creating his drawings. And then create your own work of art in this hands-on workshop.

2:00 PM


Friday, December 11, 2009

James Jean Artist Talk

events/GR-logo-100px____.jpg Come for an intimate conversation with artist James Jean and Giant Robot publisher Eric Nakamura. The talk will cover various aspects of the artist’s career and associations with the pop culture magazine.

7:00 PM


Saturday, December 12, 2009

Giant Robot artist Stella Lai

events/GR-logo-100px___.jpg Join Giant Robot artist Stella Lai as she leads an art-making workshop for kids of all ages!

11:00 AM


Thursday, January 21, 2010

Giant Robot Biennale 2: 15 Years Closing Party

events/GR-logo-100px______.jpg To close out the hugely successful group art show and 15 year celebration of Giant Robot magazine, JANM will be open for extended hours on Thursday, January 21. Admission will be free, and many of the participating artists and key members of the Giant Robot family will be in attendance as part of this special gathering. Expect refreshments, a musical guest, The Binges and DJ Puffs, and other surprises.

5:00 PM


Sunday, January 24, 2010

Exhibition Closing

events/GR-logo-100px_____.jpg Giant Robot Biennale: 15 Years closes.