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MAY 1 ONLINE GALA & AUCTION FOR THE JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM KICKS OFF ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) will kick it off with its May 1 virtual Gala and Auction. A full month of events and activities are also scheduled.

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STATEMENT: JANM WILL KEEP THE FOCUS ON FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE BEYOND THE DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL

Yesterday’s verdicts in Minneapolis are an important reminder that the nation should remain focused on overcoming centuries of prejudice and social inequities. 

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JANM is dedicated to promoting greater understanding and appreciation of America's ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the richness and range of the Japanese American experience.

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JANM is the first museum in the United States dedicated to sharing the experience of Americans of Japanese ancestry as an integral part of US history. The permanent collection reflects the museum’s mission to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience.

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Explore artifacts from JANM’s permanent collection

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Unboxed: Heart of the Museum—Featuring the Kondo and Sakamoto-Sasano Collections

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Barbara Kawakami Collection

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Watase Media Arts Center

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Rhythm and Rice

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    Discover Nikkei

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    Kodomo no Hi Celebration, Hawaii, 1929

    About Discover Nikkei

    Explore and celebrate the commonalities and differences in our "Nikkei" experiences through shared stories from around the world with diverse topics, such as cultural identity, community and family history, art, sports, music, literature, and much more with JANM’s Discover Nikkei project!

     

    Read articles published daily, watch clips from life history interviews, check out events, and more!

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    Share Your Kodomo no Hi (Children’s Day) Photos!

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    Reflections on Being Mixed, but Not Mixed Up by Curtiss Takada Rooks

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    Interview with Monica Teisher—Japanese Colombian currently living in the US

    Watch NowInterview with Monica Teisher—Japanese Colombian currently living in the US

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