A Life in Pieces: The Diary and Letters of Stanley Hayami
Opens July 9! JANM debuts its new exhibition about Stanley Hayami whose diary and sketches reveal his 1942 concentration camp life. Hayami’s experiences are brought to life with a 360-degree video, his artwork, journal entries, and letters.
A new way to engage visitors and students to make sure that the important lessons of history are not forgotten.
THE JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM (JANM) ANNOUNCES WORLD PREMIERE OF “A LIFE IN PIECES: THE DIARY AND LETTERS OF STANLEY HAYAMI” AT TRIBECA FESTIVAL 2021
The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) will debut a new immersive experience June 9 at the Tribeca Festival 2021 that brings to life the diary and letters of a Los Angeles teenager whose Japanese American family was imprisoned by the U.S government during World War II.
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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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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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