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JANM is dedicated to promoting greater understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the richness and range of the Japanese American experience.

photo inside the gallery of Common Ground with a wall of suitcases and exhibition cases of artifacts

Common Ground: The Heart of Community

ONGOING Exhibition

This exhibition chronicles 130 years of Japanese American history, beginning with the early days of the Issei pioneers through the World War II incarceration to the present.

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Watase Media Arts Center

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    Connect with JANM

    Virtual Visits use video conferencing technology to engage visitors and students in conversations surrounding JANM’s collections. These visits offer a new way to make sure that the important lessons of history are not forgotten.

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