JANM Receives Transformative Gift
JANM is honored to announce that it received a transformative $10 million gift from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.
A new way to engage visitors and students to make sure that the important lessons of history are not forgotten.
STATEMENT: JANM MOURNS THE PASSING OF POET AND ACTIVIST JANICE MIRIKITANI
The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) mourns the passing of acclaimed poet and longtime community activist Janice Mirikitani. She was 80.
STATEMENT: THE JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM URGES SENATE TO QUICKLY APPROVE THE AMACHE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE ACT TO PROTECT WORLD WAR II COLORADO CONCENTRATION CAMP
The Japanese American National Museum (JANM) applauds the House of Representatives for passing bi-partisan legislation that will preserve the Amache National Historic site which was a 1940s concentration camp near Granada, Colo. where 7,300 people of Japanese ancestry were incarcerated during World War ll.
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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.
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!
Nikkei Generations: Connecting Families & Communities—Read stories submitted so far and submit your own to be included in this special series!Share Your StoryNikkei Generations: Connecting Families & Communities—Read stories submitted so far and submit your own to be included in this special series!
Share your Nikkei Matsuri photos and view those submitted by others! Deadline: August 22Submit Your PhotoShare your Nikkei Matsuri photos and view those submitted by others! Deadline: August 22
Interview with Monica Teisher—Japanese Colombian currently living in the USWatch NowInterview with Monica Teisher—Japanese Colombian currently living in the US