A new way to engage visitors and students to make sure that the important lessons of history are not forgotten.
STATEMENT: JANM GRIEVES FOR VICTIMS OF ATLANTA SHOOTINGS; URGES LEADERS TO TAKE ACTION TO END ANTI-ASIAN VIOLENCE
In the wake of the Atlanta shootings in which eight people were killed, the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) grieves for the loss of life and condemns the killing in the strongest terms.
JANM SETS 2021 GALA & ONLINE AUCTION FOR SATURDAY, MAY 1 UNDER THE THEME OF ‘REUNITED’ AS A VIRTUAL INTERACTIVE GATHERING
The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) will feature a night of music, entertainment and special guests at “Reunited,” its 2021 Gala and Online Auction on Saturday, May 1.
Come work at JANM! Open positions—Visitor Services Associate, Executive Assistant, Facilities Administrative Assistant, Manager of Visitor Services, Philanthropy Officer; 2021 Getty Marrow Undergraduate Summer Internships—Exhibition and Audience Engagement Intern, Media Arts Intern, Collections and Curatorial Intern.
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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Unboxed: Heart of the Museum—Featuring the Kondo and Sakamoto-Sasano CollectionsWatch NowUnboxed: Heart of the Museum—Featuring the Kondo and Sakamoto-Sasano Collections
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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!
Share Your Kodomo no Hi (Children’s Day) Photos!Submit Your PhotoShare Your Kodomo no Hi (Children’s Day) Photos!
Reflections on Being Mixed, but Not Mixed Up by Curtiss Takada RooksRead NowReflections on Being Mixed, but Not Mixed Up by Curtiss Takada Rooks
Interview with Monica Teisher—Japanese Colombian currently living in the USWatch NowInterview with Monica Teisher—Japanese Colombian currently living in the US