Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty

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Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty

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Programs are free for museum members and included with admission for visitors, unless otherwise noted.

Listed below are public programs presented at the Japanese American National Museum in conjunction with Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty.

To see a complete listing of the JANM’s programs, visit our events calendar.

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October 11, 2014 - May 31, 2015

Japanese American National Museum

100 N. Central Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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The Japanese American National Museum and Sanrio present Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty, the world’s first large-scale Hello Kitty museum retrospective.

Organized as part of the global icon’s 40th-anniversary celebrations, the exhibition examines the colorful history of Hello Kitty and her influence on popular culture. Hello! includes an extensive product survey, with rare and unique items from the Sanrio archives, alongside a selection of innovative contemporary artworks inspired by Hello Kitty and her world.

Hello!, the first exhibition of its kind in the world, is curated by Christine Yano, Ph.D., author of Pink Globalization: Hello Kitty’s Trek Across the Pacific, and Jamie Rivadeneira, founder and owner of pop culture-inspired boutique JapanLA.

 

Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty will be a specially ticketed exhibition.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for ages 6-17, free for ages 5 and under. All admissions based on timed entry. Obtaining tickets in advance is strongly encouraged. Tickets on sale September 29, 2014.

JANM members receive FREE admission (one visit per day) to Hello! Become a member today for this and other benefits, including access to the Hello! ticket reservation system beginning August 18, 2014—6 weeks earlier than the public! Visit the JANM front desk or join/renew online.

 

Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty was on display at the Japanese American National Museum October 11, 2014 – May 31, 2015. Below are sponsors of JANM’s presentation of the exhibition.

Partner:Toyota

Friends:  Department of Cultural Affairs     Typecraft

Public Programs Sponsors:  Target    Tateuchi Foundation   

Media Sponsor: The Rafu Shimpo 

 

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Past Events

Exhibition Closing: "Hello!"
Special Events

May 31, 2015

Exhibition Closing: "Hello!"
Hello Kitty Crochet Workshop
Workshops & Classes

May 30, 2015

Hello Kitty Crochet Workshop
InSight: LAB Writers Group Presents: "Why No Mouth?"
Lectures & Discussions

May 26, 2015

InSight: LAB Writers Group Presents: "Why No Mouth?"
"Hello!" Closing Party
Special Events

May 22, 2015

"Hello!" Closing Party
Hello Kitty "Decoden" Workshop
Workshops & Classes

May 16, 2015

Hello Kitty "Decoden" Workshop
Hello Kitty Crochet Workshop
Workshops & Classes

May 16, 2015

Hello Kitty Crochet Workshop
Hello Kitty "Decoden" Workshop
Workshops & Classes

May 16, 2015

Hello Kitty "Decoden" Workshop
Hello Kitty Musubi Workshop
Workshops & Classes

May 07, 2015

Hello Kitty Musubi Workshop
Hello Kitty Musubi Workshop
Workshops & Classes

May 07, 2015

Hello Kitty Musubi Workshop
Hello Kitty Crochet Workshop
Workshops & Classes

April 19, 2015

Hello Kitty Crochet Workshop
Hello Kitty and Kawaii Culture
Lectures & Discussions

April 18, 2015

Hello Kitty and Kawaii Culture
A Conversation with Yuko Yamaguchi
Lectures & Discussions

April 04, 2015

A Conversation with Yuko Yamaguchi
Hello Kitty Girl Scout Program
Special Events

March 28, 2015

Hello Kitty Girl Scout Program
Hello Kitty Shibori
Workshops & Classes

March 22, 2015

Hello Kitty Shibori Workshop
Hello Kitty Cupcake Decorating
Workshops & Classes

March 21, 2015

Hello Kitty Cupcake Decorating
Target Free Family Saturdays
Special Events

March 14, 2015

Target Free Family Saturdays: March into Spring
Hello Kitty Hinamatsuri Tea at Chado Tea Room
Special Events

March 07, 2015

Hello Kitty Hinamatsuri Tea at Chado Tea Room
"Hello!" Exhibiting Artists Panel Discussion
Lectures & Discussions

February 28, 2015

"Hello!" Exhibiting Artists Panel Discussion
Hello Kitty Girl Scout Program
Special Events

February 28, 2015

Hello Kitty Girl Scout Program
Hello Kitty Panel: Small Gift, Big Smille
Lectures & Discussions

February 22, 2015

Hello Kitty Panel Discussion
Target Free Family Saturdays
Special Events

February 14, 2015

Target Free Family Saturdays: Hello Valentine!
Hello Kitty "Decoden" Workshop
Workshops & Classes

February 07, 2015

Hello Kitty "Decoden" Workshop
Hello Kitty Girl Scout Program
Special Events

February 07, 2015

Hello Kitty Girl Scout Program
Hello Kitty Musubi Workshop
Workshops & Classes

January 31, 2015

Hello Kitty Musubi Workshop
Hello Kitty Girl Scout Program
Special Events

January 31, 2015

Hello Kitty Girl Scout Program
red banner with drawing of a sheep on the left. On the right side, text in white reads, "OSHOGATSU FAMILY FESTIVAL 2015 YEAR OF THE SHEEP"
Special Events

January 04, 2015

2015 Oshogatsu Family Festival—Year of the Sheep
Hello Kitty Shibori
Workshops & Classes

December 06, 2014

Hello Kitty Shibori (Japanese Cloth Dyeing)
Hello Kitty Girl Scout Program
Special Events

November 22, 2014

Hello Kitty Girl Scout Program
Hello Kitty Panel: Small Gift, Big Smille
Lectures & Discussions

November 20, 2014

Hello Kitty Panel: Small Gift, Big Smile
Hello Kitty Con 2014
Special Events

October 30 - November 02, 2014

Hello Kitty Con 2014
"Hello!" Exhibition Opening
Special Events

October 11, 2014

"Hello!" Exhibition Opening

Events

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October 11, 2014 - May 31, 2015

Japanese American National Museum

100 N. Central Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Events

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Hello Kitty bow

The Japanese American National Museum and Sanrio present Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty, the world’s first large-scale Hello Kitty museum retrospective.

Organized as part of the global icon’s 40th-anniversary celebrations, the exhibition examines the colorful history of Hello Kitty and her influence on popular culture. Hello! includes an extensive product survey, with rare and unique items from the Sanrio archives, alongside a selection of innovative contemporary artworks inspired by Hello Kitty and her world.

Hello!, the first exhibition of its kind in the world, is curated by Christine Yano, Ph.D., author of Pink Globalization: Hello Kitty’s Trek Across the Pacific, and Jamie Rivadeneira, founder and owner of pop culture-inspired boutique JapanLA.

 

Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty will be a specially ticketed exhibition.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for ages 6-17, free for ages 5 and under. All admissions based on timed entry. Obtaining tickets in advance is strongly encouraged. Tickets on sale September 29, 2014.

JANM members receive FREE admission (one visit per day) to Hello! Become a member today for this and other benefits, including access to the Hello! ticket reservation system beginning August 18, 2014—6 weeks earlier than the public! Visit the JANM front desk or join/renew online.

 

Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty was on display at the Japanese American National Museum October 11, 2014 – May 31, 2015. Below are sponsors of JANM’s presentation of the exhibition.

Partner:Toyota

Friends:  Department of Cultural Affairs     Typecraft

Public Programs Sponsors:  Target    Tateuchi Foundation   

Media Sponsor: The Rafu Shimpo 

 

Hello Kitty x JANM logo
#HelloKittyJANM

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