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December 11, 2018
JANM’S FREE OSHOGATSU FAMILY FESTIVAL WELCOMES THE YEAR OF THE BOAR

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) will present its annual Oshogatsu Family Festival on Sunday, January 6, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the new year celebration featuring Japanese and Japanese American performances, crafts, and activities is free and all ages are welcome to help ring in the Year of the Boar.

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August 22, 2018
IT’S "KAIJU VS HEROES" AT THE JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM! : Plus, Free Outdoor Screening of "Godzilla" on the JANM Plaza in October

Hundreds of contemporary and vintage Japanese vinyl toys will take up residence at the Japanese American National Museum beginning September 15, 2018, installed as part of Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata’s Journey through the World of Japanese Toys, a new exhibition that will be on view through March 24, 2019. The kaiju and heroes to be featured represent but ...
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Eyezon vinyl toy by Mark Nagata. Photo by Gary van der Steur

 

 


Eyezon vinyl toy by Mark Nagata. Photo by Gary van der Steur

 

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Highlights from JANM Free Family Days: Superheroes!
November 22, 2018 In celebration of real-life heroes as well as the fictional ...
The Sights and Sounds of JANM Free Family Day
November 6, 2018 On Saturday, November 10, join us for a JANM Free ...
Five Fun Facts about Godzilla
October 18, 2018 Look out, Little Tokyo! On Thursday, October 25, Godzilla will ...
Limited Edition Toys and So Much More at the JANM Store
October 9, 2018 Have you seen our newest exhibition? Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark ...
An Interview with Toy Designer and Collector Mark Nagata
September 11, 2018 Our newest exhibition, Kaiju vs Heroes: Mark Nagata’s Journey ...

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