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April 23, 2015
JANM ANNOUNCES MID-WEEK DISCOUNTS FOR HELLO KITTY IN MAY

For the final month of its popular Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty exhibition, the Japanese American National Museum is discounting ticket prices for Wednesdays and Thursdays in May. Instead of $20 for adults and $10 for youth ages 6-17, prices for Wednesdays and Thursdays will be $14 and $7. The discounted tickets are available for purchase ...
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February 25, 2015
JANM KEEPS HELLO KITTY ON VIEW FOR ADDITIONAL MONTH

Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty, the Japanese American National Museum’s hit exhibition celebrating the iconic Sanrio character’s 40th anniversary, has been extended for one month. Hello! will now be on view through May 31, 2015.

Hello! is the first large-scale museum retrospective of the pop icon in the United States. The exhibition combines an ...
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February 13, 2015
JANM’S HELLO KITTY PANEL DISCUSSIONS EXPLORE ICONIC CHARACTER’S CULTURAL ROLE AND INFLUENCE

Tickets are now available for several unique public programs at the Japanese American National Museum, all tied to the museum’s current hit exhibition Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty.

Hello Kitty Critiqued
On February 22, at 2 p.m., JANM will present a panel discussion that takes a critical look at Hello Kitty and ...
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January 15, 2015
CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY WITH HELLO KITTY AT JANM’S NEXT TARGET FREE FAMILY SATURDAY

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) will continue its popular Target Free Family Saturdays series on February 14, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the museum is free all day, giving families the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities as well as view its ongoing core exhibition Common Ground: The Heart of Community. Highlights of ...
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December 15, 2014
JANM’S 2015 OSHOGATSU FAMILY FESTIVAL SET FOR JANUARY 4, 2015

The Japanese American National Museum will hold its annual Oshogatsu Family Festival on Sunday, January 4, 2015, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The new year celebration will include free crafts, performances, and other activities for people of all ages to help ring in the Year of the Sheep.

Highlights of the day will include demonstrations of ...
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November 19, 2014
"HELLO! EXPLORING THE SUPERCUTE WORLD OF HELLO KITTY" EXHIBITION CATALOG NOW AVAILABLE

The catalog for the Japanese American National Museum’s Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty exhibition is now available for purchase at the JANM Store and online at janmstore.com. It is priced at $30.

Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty is the first large-scale museum retrospective of the iconic Sanrio character in ...
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September 15, 2014
TICKETS FOR HELLO KITTY EXHIBITION AT JANM ON SALE SEPTEMBER 29

Tickets for the Japanese American National Museum’s Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty exhibition go on sale to the public Monday, September 29, at noon PDT. Adult admission for Hello! is $20; admission for ages 6–17 is $10; children 5 and under are free. All admissions will be based on timed entry and advance purchase is strongly ...
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June 3, 2014
JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM PARTNERS WITH SANRIO TO CELEBRATE HELLO KITTY'S 40TH ANNIVERSARY

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) will present a first-of-its-kind exhibition in honor of the 40th anniversary of pop icon Hello Kitty, beginning October 11, 2014. Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty will combine a product-based historical and sociological examination of Hello Kitty, including rare and unique pieces from Sanrio’s archives, with an installation of mixed media ...
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