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September 8, 2014
DODGERS AND JAPANESE TATTOO EXHIBITIONS TO CLOSE AT JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM

Two popular exhibitions are set to close this Sunday (September 14) at the Japanese American National Museum in downtown Los Angeles. Dodgers: Brotherhood of the Game and Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World have been on view since March; Perseverance set museum records during its opening weekend.

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June 24, 2014
JANM’S NEXT TARGET FREE FAMILY SATURDAY TO CELEBRATE GROUNDBREAKING TATTOO EXHIBITION

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) will continue its popular Target Free Family Saturdays series on July 12, 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 current exhibitions. July’s Target Free Family Saturday will be a celebration of the ...
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May 28, 2014
JANM PRESENTS OPPORTUNITIES TO GO BENEATH THE SURFACE OF "PERSEVERANCE"

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) has scheduled two gallery talks, a film-related lecture, and an artist Q-and-A in conjunction with its current exhibition, Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World. A groundbreaking show exploring the often under-appreciated history of Japanese tattoo art and its influence on contemporary Western and Japanese tattoo culture, Perseverance welcomed hundreds of eager ...
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February 4, 2014
‘PERSEVERANCE: JAPANESE TATTOO TRADITION IN A MODERN WORLD’ OPENS MARCH 8 : Special Preview Reception on March 7 to Feature Live Tattooing

Los Angeles – The Japanese American National Museum is pleased to present Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World from March 8, 2014 to September 14, 2014. Perseverance explores the artistry of traditional Japanese tattoos along with its rich history and influence on modern tattoo practices in this groundbreaking photographic exhibition.

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A Behind the Scenes Look at “Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World”
March 6, 2014 <p>National Museum Collections and Exhibitions Staff are busy preparing for ...</p>
Perseverance – Live Tattooing and Lectures on Saturday, March 8th
March 4, 2014 <p>&#160; JANM’s highly anticipated exhibition, Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in ...</p>

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