A new way to engage visitors and students to make sure that the important lessons of history are not forgotten.
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.
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.
Come work at JANM! Open positions—Visitor Services Associate.
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.
Explore artifacts from JANM’s permanent collectionExploreExplore artifacts from JANM’s permanent collection
Unboxed: Heart of the Museum—Featuring the Kondo and Sakamoto-Sasano CollectionsWatch NowUnboxed: Heart of the Museum—Featuring the Kondo and Sakamoto-Sasano Collections
Barbara Kawakami CollectionLearn MoreBarbara Kawakami Collection
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