Programs are free for museum members and included with admission for visitors, unless otherwise noted.

To see a complete listing of the JANM’s programs, visit


Friday, April 6, 2018
7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Upper Level Members and VIP Reception:


Members at the Sustaining level and above and VIPs are invited to preview before it opens to the public. Program with light reception to follow. Invitations were mailed in March.

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Opening Day: – 15 years of the hapa project


In this new exhibition, artist Kip Fulbeck continues his project, begun in 2001, of photographing persons who identify as “Hapa”—of mixed Asian/Pacific Islander descent—as a means of promoting awareness and positive acceptance of multiracial identity. pairs the photographs and statements from the groundbreaking 2006 exhibition, kip fulbeck: part asian, 100% hapa, with contemporary portraits of the same individuals and newly written statements, showing not only their physical changes in the ensuing years, but also changes in their perspectives and outlooks on the world. also includes portraits of hundreds of new participants and an interactive section where viewers can join the community by having their portrait taken and writing their own personal statement.

Opening day activities will include live performances, art activities, a panel discussion, and a catalog signing. Check back for details and updates.

Saturday, May 12, 2018
11:00 AM—4:00 PM

JANM Free Family Days: Identity, My-dentity



Join us for a celebration of APIA Heritage Month and JANM’s upcoming exhibition, 15 years of the hapa project. Crafts, performances, storytelling, and other activities will explore themes of identity and personal heritage. Please check back for updates.

Presented in partnership with Kizuna.


ShaneJapanese / French / Chinese / Native American (Sioux) / Swedish

Visit the website to see samples of the portraits with their statements.


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