Programs are free for Members and included with admission for visitors, unless otherwise noted.
To see a complete listing of the Museum’s programs, visit janm.org/events.
JANM presents a new series of panel discussions designed to break down barriers to social understanding. In conjunction with New Frontiers, today’s panel features three members of the LGBTQ community who will share their personal experiences and perspectives. Moderated by Dr. Curtiss Takada Rooks, Assistant Professor of Asian and Asian American Studies, Loyola Marymount University.
Space is limited; RSVP by May 8 to firstname.lastname@example.org or 213.830.5646.
In 2016, JANM was gifted with the George & Brad Takei Collection, which formed the basis of the New Frontiers exhibition. Bring your lunch and join JANM collections staff as they look at Star Trek and other artifacts that did not make it into the show.
Space is limited; RSVP by May 25 to email@example.com or 213.830.5646.
Join exhibition curator Jeff Yang for an in-depth gallery tour.
Limited to 25 participants. $10 general, free for JANM members. Museum admission included.
Members at the Family/Dual level and up are invited to attend this exclusive JANM event at which you will:
$10 per adult member. Free for up to three children (under age 18) accompanied by a paying adult. Space is limited. Register by June 17. Invitations with instructions on how to register for this exclusive event will be mailed in May.
Join us for a set by TR Cruise, a pop-rock band led by Star Trek actor Tim Russ, followed by a screening of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), the last of the Star Trek films to feature the entire original cast from the television series, including George Takei as Hikaru Sulu, now commander of the USS Excelsior.
Supported by Los Angeles County Arts Commission.
Join exhibition curator Jeff Yang for a special gallery tour on the eve of the anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing—an event that had a significant impact on George Takei’s family.
Limited to 25 members; reservations are required. RSVP by August 1 to firstname.lastname@example.org or 213.830.5646.
Upper level members are invited to join George Takei and exhibition curator Jeff Yang for an exclusive preview and reception. Invitations were mailed in January.
FREE ALL DAY
Learn about Japanese American history and actor/activist George Takei with crafts and activities inspired by our exhibitions, Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive Order 9066 and New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei.
Presented in collaboration with Kizuna.
ALL DAY ACTIVITIES:
11:30 a.m. • 1:30 p.m. • 2:30 p.m. • 3:30 p.m.: Story Time
Throughout the day, volunteers from JANM and Kizuna will read stories that share the Japanese American experience.
Stories will include:
1 p.m.–4 p.m.: Spam Musubi Workshop
Volunteers from Kizuna will lead a drop-in workshop on how to create this delicious and uniquely Japanese American treat. While supplies last!
Plus, free admission all day to see:
Join exhibition curator Jeff Yang for an exclusive gallery tour. Limited to 25 members; reservations are required.
This tour has reached capacity; no additional reservations can be accepted.
In September 2016, actor and activist George Takei gifted JANM with his personal collection, some of which is on display in New Frontiers: The Many World of George Takei. Join JANM collections staff as they explore artifacts that did not make it into the show, offering intimate insights into Takei’s unique life.
Space is limited; RSVP by April 17 to email@example.com or 213.830.5646.