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July 26, 2017
FINAL WEEKS FOR TWO EXHIBITIONS AT JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM

Instructions to All Persons: Reflections on Executive Order 9066 and New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei will be closing at the Japanese American National Museum on August 13 and August 20, respectively. The museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and from noon to 8 p.m. on Thursday. Admission ...
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July 24, 2017
JANM’S ANNUAL NATSUMATSURI FAMILY FESTIVAL IS A FREE DAY OF FUN FOR ALL

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) will present its annual Natsumatsuri Family Festival on Saturday, August 19, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the summer celebration featuring Japanese and Japanese American performances, crafts, and activities is free.

Highlights of the day will include a performance and taiko drumming workshop by Yuujou Daiko, performances by Koshin ...
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June 29, 2017
OUTDOOR CONCERT AND "STAR TREK VI" MOVIE SCREENING SET FOR JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM

Actor and activist George Takei will welcome attendees to an outdoor screening of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, in which he stars as Captain Hikaru Sulu, commander of the USS Excelsior, at the Japanese American National Museum on Thursday, July 27, 2017. The movie will be preceded by a short concert performance by Tim Russ Crew, a pop-rock ...
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February 27, 2017
NEW EXHIBITION EXPLORING LIFE AND CAREER OF GEORGE TAKEI OPENING AT JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM

A new exhibition exploring the life and career of pioneering actor, activist, and social media icon George Takei will open at the Japanese American National Museum on March 12. New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei creates a portrait of a unique individual while offering an innovative means of engaging with the social history of America. The exhibition ...
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September 28, 2016
GEORGE TAKEI DONATES PERSONAL COLLECTION TO JANM

Pioneering actor and passionate civil rights activist George Takei has donated his personal collection, which represents the many facets of his life and career, to the Japanese American National Museum. The collection will serve as the foundation of a new exhibition that will open at the museum in March 2017, titled New Frontiers: The Many Worlds of George Takei. ...
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George Takei with Christopheren Nomura on the set of the Broadway musical Allegiance, 2016. George & Brad Takei Collection, Japanese American National Museum.

 

 

George Takei with Christopheren Nomura on the set of the Broadway musical Allegiance, 2016. George & Brad Takei Collection, Japanese American National Museum.

 

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