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January 29, 2018
TOUR, SCREENING, AND ARTIST TALK MARK CLOSING OF JANM’S "TRANSPACIFIC BORDERLANDS"

The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) will offer a trio of exhibition-related public programs for the closing weekend of Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and São Paulo, on February 24 and 25. They include a curator-led exhibition tour, a film screening and live musical performance, and an artist talk about cultural ...
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October 19, 2017
JANM’S NOVEMBER FREE FAMILY DAY CELEBRATES THE DIVERSITY OF LOS ANGELES

The Japanese American National Museum will celebrate the diverse mix of cultures that make up Los Angeles with a JANM Free Family Day on November 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the museum and its “We Love LA” Family Day activities—including crafts, story time, a dance workshop, and a musical performance—is free and all ages are ...
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September 22, 2017
TRANSPACIFIC MUSICLANDS OUTDOOR CONCERT SET FOR JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM

In conjunction with its new Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and São Paulo exhibition, the Japanese American National Museum will present Transpacific Musiclands, an outdoor concert celebrating cultural exchange between East Los Angeles and Japan on Saturday, October 14, from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tickets for Transpacific Musiclands ...
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August 24, 2017
NEW EXHIBITION EXPLORING JAPANESE LATINO AND LATIN AMERICAN ARTISTS TO OPEN AT JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM : "Transpacific Borderlands" is part of Getty-led Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Initiative

Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and São Paulo, a new exhibition opening at the Japanese American National Museum on September 17, will examine the experiences of artists of Japanese ancestry born, raised, or living in either Latin America or predominantly Latin American neighborhoods of Southern California. The exhibition will show how ...
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Patssy Higuchi, La culpa, la herida y la perdida (detail of triptych), 2008, acrylic on canvas. Photo courtesy of the artist.

 

 

Patssy Higuchi, La culpa, la herida y la perdida (detail of triptych), 2008, acrylic on canvas. Photo courtesy of the artist.

 

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Transpacific Borderlands – FIRST & CENTRAL: The JANM Blog

Our Man in Tokyo (The Ballad of Shin Miyata)
April 26, 2018 There’s nothing quite like a hometown crowd. Our Man ...
An Interview with Transpacific Borderlands Curator Kris Kuramitsu
February 15, 2018 Transpacific Borderlands: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los ...
An Interview with Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña
January 18, 2018 Renee Tajima-Peña is an Oscar-nominated filmmaker and professor of Asian ...
Transpacific Borderlands Artist Shizu Saldamando Pays Tribute to Camp Survivors in Upcoming Craft Workshop
November 29, 2017 Born to parents of Japanese and Mexican descent, Shizu Saldamando ...
“Transpacific Musiclands” Celebrates Japanese/Latinx Cultural Exchange and Collaboration
October 5, 2017 I have a friend in Tokyo. His name is Shin ...
Transpacific Borderlands Sneak Peek: Erica Kaminishi’s Prunusplastus
September 13, 2017 It’s a big week here at JANM as we ...

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