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  • Title: Home | Japanese American National Museum
    Descriptive info: .. REMEMBRANCE PROJECT.. Share your story on the Museum s newest online initiative about the Japanese American World War II experience.. I WANT THE WIDE AMERICAN EARTH: An Asian Pacific American Story.. September 14 - October 27, 2013.. MARVELS & MONSTERS.. PREVIEW RECEPTION.. Thursday, October 10.. Join us for a special preview of the.. Marvels & Monsters: Unmasking Asian Images in U.. S.. Comics, 1942-1986.. exhibition, plus the Marvels & Monsters: Unbound Showcase, and reception!.. MEMBER GALLERY TALK:.. Marvels & Monsters.. Members are invited to a special gallery talk with.. Marvels and Monsters.. curator, Jeff Yang.. TARGET FREE FAMILY SATURDAYS:.. ZAP, POW, BAM!.. FREE ALL DAY!.. Saturday, October 12.. Celebrate the opening of the exhibition.. and draw yourself into the picture with comics-themed crafts & activities!.. 2013-14 MUSEUM STORE CATALOG.. The new Museum Store Gift Catalog is out! View the new items online, including many new gifts, books, and DVDs.. VIDEO PROJECT:.. I Want the Wide American Earth.. Check out this great video produced by our interns in conjunction with the.. I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story.. exhibition at JANM through October 27!.. GROUP VISITS & EDUCATOR PROGRAMS.. Reserve a group visit for your students! Check out our 2013-14 Group Visits & Educator Programs Guide  ...   12, 2013 - February 9, 2014.. Through a selection of images from comic books representing four turbulent decades,.. illustrates how evolving racial and cultural archetypes defined America’s perceptions of Asians.. COMMON GROUND:.. The Heart of Community.. ongoing.. An overview of Japanese American history from early immigration to the present day.. Incorporates artifacts, artwork, and media including rare home movies and a section of the barracks from the Heart Mountain concentration camp.. UPCOMING EXHIBITION.. Go For Broke: Japanese American Soldiers Fighting on Two Fronts.. November 12, 2013 - March 2, 2014.. Chronicles the history of Japanese American Nisei soldiers from the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and Military Intelligence Service who served during World War II to prove their loyalty to the nation that had disowned them.. FIRST CENTRAL.. :.. The JANM Blog.. 9.. Oct.. The Comics Have Arrived!.. 8.. Save the Date: Go for Broke!.. 7.. From Mine Okubo to Li’l Neebo: JANM Collections to Augment Marvels Monsters Exhibition.. 5.. Don’t miss our comics-themed Target Free Family Saturday!.. 3.. Vote for JANM by October 20th!.. More.. About JANM.. E-Mail Sign-up.. Press.. Jobs.. Contact.. |.. For Trustees & Governors.. janm.. org home.. Copyright 1998-2013 Japanese American National Museum.. 100 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles California 90012 phone: (213) 625-0414..

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  • Title: 全米日系人博物館
    Descriptive info: ご案内.. |.. 展示.. ヒラサキ・ナショナル・リソースセンター.. 日本語プログラム.. ショップ.. ホーム.. 全 米 日 系 人 博 物 館.. Japanese American National Museum.. 100 North Central Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90012.. 電話:(213)625-0414 ファックス:(213)625-1770.. 1-800-461-5266(米国内).. 2000-2002 Japanese American National Museum.. 全米日系人博物館は非営利、私立の教育機関です。博物館のスタッフはみなさまに正確な情報を提供するよう最善の努力をしておりますが、ここに提供した情報の引用や誤用に対する責任は負いません。.. このサイトの運営は、ロサンゼルス教育学校区、米国商務省電話局とibmの協力を戴いております。..

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  • Title: I Want the Wide American Earth | Exhibitions | Japanese American National Museum
    Descriptive info: Home.. Exhibitions.. I Want the Wide American Earth.. Japanese American laborers at Tule Lake War Relocation Center, Tule Lake, California.. Library of Congress.. Press Releases.. ‘I WANT THE WIDE AMERICAN EARTH: AN ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN STORY’ OPENS AT JANM SEPTEMBER 14.. October 5, 2013.. Zap! Pow! Bam! Sounds like our comics-themed Target Free Family.. I Want the Wide American Earth – Opening Party Photos.. October 3, 2013.. On Friday, September 13, the Japanese American National Museum threw.. Visit the Japanese American National Museum for FREE on Museum Day!.. September 25, 2013.. Bring yourself and a friend to the Japanese American National.. Our American Voice.. September 10, 2013.. Join us every Saturday at 1 p.. m.. for Our.. Selecting Artifacts to Accompany “I Want the Wide American Earth”.. August 20, 2013.. One of our upcoming exhibitions, I Want the Wide American.. I Want the Wide American Earth Opening Party.. August 7, 2013.. Opening Party Friday, September 13 6:30PM-10PM FREE! Whether you.. more.. Asian Pacific Americans have a rich, deep-rooted history in the United States, spanning from the first immigrants in the 1800s to the multi-ethnic communities found today.. For decades, “Asian in America” was not the same as “Asian American.. ” While the earliest immigrants struggled to be legally recognized as citizens, their descendants fought to be seen as “true” Americans.. Additionally, Asian Pacific Americans have played key roles in some of the nation’s most important moments—from the long stretches of the Transcontinental Railroad to the toughest battles of World War II to the streets of Oakland to Washington D.. C.. Alongside some of history’s greatest names, they campaigned for civil rights and social justice—both for themselves and others.. Since the 1960s, and subsequent new waves of immigration, the demographic makeup of America and its cultural landscape has dramatically changed.. extends beyond the often tumultuous past and marks the unique challenges that exist in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic society.. As one of the fastest growing groups  ...   MetLife Foundation, is a proud sponsor of these public programs.. Media Sponsors:.. Programming Partner:.. Community Partner:.. For press inquiries, contact mediarelations@janm.. org or 213.. 625.. 0414.. Upcoming Events.. Gallery Performance:.. 12, 2013.. -.. ,.. Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, CA.. Saturday, October 12, 2013.. 1:00 PM 2:00 PM.. National Museum Presents!.. A two-person show exploring the diverse stories of Asian Pacific Americans.. Presented in partnership with East West Players.. By D’Lo, Vivian Keh-Hue, Giovanni Ortega, Jeanne Sakata and Ova Saopeng, Judy Soo Hoo.. Directed by Jennifer Chang.. Set Design by Clement Hanami.. Sound Design by Howard Ho.. Costume Design by Nancy Wei.. Prop Master Ayaka Ohwaki.. Stage Manager – Olivia Wafler.. CAST.. Traci Kato-Kiriyama.. Johnny Kwon.. 19, 2013.. Saturday, October 19, 2013.. 26, 2013.. Saturday, October 26, 2013.. Exhibition Closing.. 27, 2013.. None.. Sunday, October 27, 2013.. Exhibition Closing.. closes.. Past Events.. 5, 2013.. Saturday, October 5, 2013.. Sept.. 28, 2013.. Saturday, September 28, 2013.. 21, 2013.. Saturday, September 21, 2013.. Exhibition Opening.. 14, 2013.. Saturday, September 14, 2013.. Exhibition Opening.. opens.. Opening Party for.. 13, 2013.. Friday, September 13, 2013.. 6:30 PM 10:30 PM.. Join us for the opening party for.. The night will feature comedy and music from YouTube stars DANakaDAN + CREW LOVE and the Fung Brothers.. Also, we will premier our new two-person show,.. , presented in partnership with East West Players.. Schedule:.. 6:30 PM -- Doors Open.. 6:30 PM -- Mighty Boba Truck will begin to serve bobas.. 7:00 PM -- Aloha Cafe will begin serving food.. 7:15 PM -- JANM & Smithsonian Welcomes.. 7:30 PM -- Our American Voice Performance #1.. 8:00 PM -- Our American Voice Performance #2.. 8:30 PM -- Our American Voice Performance #3.. 9:00 PM -- DANakaDAN + CREW LOVE performance.. 9:20 PM -- Fung Brothers performance.. 10:00 PM -- Last Museum entry.. 10:30 PM -- Museum closes.. To RSVP for this event, please email specialevents@janm.. org or call 213.. 0414, ext.. 2222..

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  • Title: Events | Japanese American National Museum
    Descriptive info: Calendar of Events.. Events Calendar.. October 2013.. Mon.. Tue.. Wed.. Thu.. Fri.. Sat.. Sun.. 1.. 2.. 3.. 4.. 6.. 7.. 8.. 9.. 10.. 11.. 12.. 13.. 14.. 15.. 16.. 17.. 18.. 19.. 20.. 21.. 22.. 23.. 24.. 25.. 26.. 27.. 28.. 29.. 30.. 31.. Exhibitions On View.. Common Ground.. Marvels Monsters.. Calendar of Events October 2013.. All programs are free for Museum members and free with.. admission.. for non-members, unless otherwise noted.. Events are subject to change.. Advanced reservations are recommended for most programs as seating/space may be limited.. Some programs may have separate reservation contacts.. Please check program description.. When making a reservation, email.. rsvp@janm.. org.. or call 213.. 0414 at least 48 hours prior to the event.. Include the name, date, and time of the program, as well as your name and the total in your party.. NEW:.. For all classes, workshops, and food tours, pre-payment is now required to hold your space.. Please call 213.. 0414 or.. download the pre-payment form.. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance or no refund will be issued.. 5th Annual Kokoro Craft Boutique.. 10:00 AM 4:00 PM.. Special Events.. 5th Annual Kokoro Craft Boutique.. Enjoy the popular showcase of unique, handcrafted merchandise.. Proceeds to benefit JANM’s educational programs.. Free Boutique admission; free Museum admission with a $10 minimum Boutique purchase plus discounts at participating Little Tokyo restaurants (October 5 only).. Exhibition Tour.. 1:00 PM.. Lifelong Learning.. Exhibition Tour.. Tour our ongoing exhibition.. Common Ground: The Heart of Community.. with our knowledgeable Museum docents.. In conjunction with the exhibition.. The Celtic Samurai: A Boy's Transcultural Journey.. by Dr.. Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu.. 2:00 PM.. Art, Culture, Identity.. Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu.. Dr.. Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu’s.. The Celtic Samurai: A Boy’s Transcultural Journey.. is a multi-media storytelling that illuminates the life of a boy born into a world torn by interracial and international hostilities.. This educational performance will discuss multicultural and transnational family experiences.. Members Gallery Talk: Marvels & Monsters.. 10, 2013.. Thursday, October 10, 2013.. 5:30 PM.. Member Events.. Members Gallery Talk: Marvels & Monsters.. Special insight into the creation of.. Comics, 1942 – 1986.. will be shared by exhibition curator Jeff Yang during the Members Gallery Talk right before the Preview Reception on Thursday, October 10.. RSVP by October 9 to specialevents@janm.. 0414 x 2222.. Read the full blog article.. here.. !.. Marvels Monsters: Unmasking Asian Images in U.. Preview Reception for.. 6:00 PM 9:30 PM.. Join us for a special preview, the.. Marvels & Monsters: Unbound.. Showcase, and reception to celebrate the opening of the.. exhibition.. Hosted by the JANM Young Professionals Network.. To RSVP, contact specialevents@janm.. Join us for the opening of.. Target Free Family Saturday: Zap, Pow, Bam!.. 11:00 AM 4:00 PM.. Family Festivals.. Target Free Family Saturday: Zap, Pow, Bam!.. SCHEDULE:.. 11AM – 2PM.. : Join Kidding Around the Kitchen for an assemble-it-yourself popcorn snack to enjoy while watching fabulous vintage Japanese anime.. 11:30AM.. : Curator Jeff Yang will guide families of all ages in a gallery talk of the.. exhibition that is sure to keep even the little ones engaged.. 12PM – 3PM.. : Turn yourself into a comic-book character with a caricature drawn by Cartoon Slinger.. (for children only, line ends at 2:30pm).. 12PM & 2:30PM.. : Join curator Jeff Yang and artists Jeremy Arambulo and A.. L.. Baroza for “Build a Hero”.. (12pm).. and “Build a Villain”.. (2:30pm).. —interactive events where they’ll lead the audience in collaboratively creating an ORIGINAL comic book super-character who’ll be drawn in real time by comic artists from the.. SECRET IDENTITIES.. and.. SHATTERED.. anthologies! Book signing to follow each session.. 1PM – 2PM.. : "Our American Voice—a special two-person show exploring six diverse stories of Asian Pacific Americans—will be performed in the.. I Want The Wide American Earth.. exhibition gallery.. 1PM – 4PM.. : Team up with your buddies to take down villains in superhero video games brought to you by GameTruck.. ALL DAY ACTIVITIES:.. • Sit back and enjoy vintage Japanese anime at its earliest roots from the 1920s and 1930s.. • It’s a bird…it’s a plane…it’s…you! Decorate a super-stylin’ superhero cape.. • Keep your secret identity hidden by making a superhero mask.. • After you create your superhero costume, capture yourself in action at the complimentary photo booth!.. • Ruthie’s Origami Corner: Come make a baby pterodactyl.. Generously sponsored by Target, these special Saturdays are filled with fun activities giving families unique ways to learn, play, and grow together.. Check out our other fun and free.. Voices From the Canefields: Folksongs from Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai'i.. Franklin Odo.. Sunday, October 13, 2013.. Books Conversations.. Franklin Odo.. Japanese immigrant laborers comprised the majority of Hawaiian sugar plantation workers after their large-scale importation as contract workers in 1885.. They composed unique folk songs called.. holehole  ...   founded in 1913, is one of the nation’s premier human relations and civil rights organizations, fighting anti-Semitism and bigotry of all kinds.. ADL celebrates its Centennial in 2013 with the theme.. Imagine a World Without Hate™.. Reading of.. Hannah and the Dread Gazebo.. 17, 2013.. Thursday, October 17, 2013.. 7:30 PM.. FREE EVENT.. EWP and JANM proudly present the Writers Gallery reading of.. HANNAH AND THE DREAD GAZEBO.. by Jiehae Park.. directed by Jennifer Chang.. Inside the FedEx box are two things: a 100% bona-fide-heart’s-desire-level wish and a suicide note.. Hannah tracks the package back to Seoul, where her grandmother recently jumped from the roof of her retirement home onto the wrong side of the Demilitarized Zone.. They'll need North Korea's permission to retrieve the body, but Kim Jong Il just kicked the bucket, and things in the DMZ are even stranger than they seem.. www.. eastwestplayers.. janm.. ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:.. Jiehae Park is a playwright and performer in NYC.. She is the 2013-14 Princess Grace Playwriting Fellow, as well as a current Dramatists Guild Fellow and member of the Soho Rep Writer-Director Lab.. Her second full-length, HANNAH AND THE DREAD GAZEBO, won the 2013 Leah Ryan Prize for Emerging Women Writers and was developed at the Bay Area Playwrights Festival and Ojai Playwrights Conference.. The script was also a finalist for the O’Neill Playwrights Conference and Abingdon’s Chris Wolk Award.. Her first play (and undergrad thesis), HAPPY MOON DAY, HOLLY WOO, was a finalist for the Wolk Award and placed third in the East West Players/Irvine Foundation's GOT LAUGHS competition.. She served two years as co-artistic director of title3, a Los Angeles company dedicated to new works by women, and has been a mentor for the O'Neill's Young Playwrights Festival.. Proud member: Ma Yi Writers Lab, AEA, SAG-AFTRA.. As a performer: NYTW, La Jolla Playhouse, Collection of Shiny Objects, Studio Theatre 2ndStage (DC), Young Playwrights Theatre (DC), REDCAT (LA).. MFA (acting), UCSD/La Jolla Playhouse and BA (general theater shenanigans), Amherst College.. ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:.. Jennifer Chang's recent work includes.. Lady Windermere's Fan.. (LA Weekly Pick of the Week),.. Edith Can Shoot Things.. Hit Them.. (Ovation Nomination: Best Ensemble), and will be directing.. Fortinbras.. by Lee Blessing at the USC School of Dramatic Arts in the Spring of 2014.. She is a founding member and Co-Artistic Director for the award-winning Chalk Repertory Theatre (Ovation Award, Best of LA 2013 - LA Weekly).. As an actor, she has been on stages across the US, from our local EWP and South Coast Rep to theatres in New York City, Minneapolis, Philadelphia etc.. She has appeared in numerous national commercials, Indie Films, and TV shows like.. Two and a Half Men.. Parenthood.. NCIS:LA.. Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles.. , amongst others.. Jennifer Chang received her BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and her MFA from the UCSD/La Jolla Playhouse program.. Discovering Your Japanese American Roots with Chester Hashizume.. 10:00 AM 2:30 PM.. Discovering Your Japanese American Roots with Chester Hashizume.. A comprehensive workshop covering genealogy basics such as getting started, identifying your ancestral Japanese hometown, obtaining and utilizing family documents, and determining the meaning behind surnames and family crests--all the tools you need to discover your roots.. $45 for members and $55 for non-members, includes materials and Museum admission.. RSVP early, 10 students max.. Sogetsu Ikebana.. Workshop with Mikiko Ideno.. 1:00 PM 2:30 PM.. Workshop with Mikiko Ideno.. Ikebana (“living flower”) is the Japanese art of flower arrangement.. is a three dimensional artistic expression composed of flower and plant material arranged in a container.. This workshop will introduce students to the basic technique and style that is the foundation of many.. Ikebana.. arrangements.. $30 members; $35 non-members, includes admission, flowers, & supply rental.. Meet and Greet with Author & Artist Lela Lee.. Meet and Greet with Author & Artist Lela Lee.. Members are invited to an exclusive opportunity to meet and talk with Lela Lee before her lecture and book signing.. RSVP required to specialevents@janm.. org or (213) 625-0414 x2222.. A Conversation with Lela Lee.. A Conversation with Lela Lee.. Lela Lee, author and artist of the comic book series,.. Angry Little Girls.. , will discuss her comics and their impact on Asian Americans and beyond.. Purchase the Angry Little Girls books from the Museum Store >>.. Little Tokyo Walking Tour.. 10:15 AM 12:15 PM.. Little Tokyo Walking Tour.. Relive history and learn about present-day Little Tokyo with Museum docents.. $9 Members; $14 non-members, includes admission.. Comfortable walking shoes recommended.. Weather permitting.. The Untold Story: The Internment of Japanese Americans in Hawaii.. Film Screenings.. Produced by the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i,.. The Untold Story.. is the first full-length documentary to chronicle the internment experience of Japanese Americans in Hawai‘i.. Q&A with filmmakers to follow screening..

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  • Title: Group Visit Offerings | Japanese American National Museum
    Descriptive info: Visit the Museum.. Group Visit Offerings.. Group Visit Offerings.. Common Ground: The Heart of Community (2nd - College).. Documentary - 9066 to 9/11 (9th - 12th grades).. Documentary - Remembering Manzanar (6th - 12th grades).. Object analysis with the Museum’s education collection (6th - 12th grades).. Origami Art (2nd - 12th grades).. Story Time (1st - 4th grades).. Taiko Drumming (Tues & Thurs only) (K - 8th grades).. Special Programs.. Digital Speakers Bureau (8th - 12th grades).. Self-Guided Groups.. Fighting for Democracy.. Planning Your Visit.. Frequently Asked Questions.. Online Reservation Form.. Free Admission/Free Transportation:.. Info (PDF).. Application (PDF).. Download our.. Group Visit and Educator Programs Guide (PDF).. Letter to Chaperons (PDF).. To schedule a group visit, please use our.. online form.. to make your reservation.. Special arrangements can usually be made with advance notice.. Normal visits last approximately 1 and 1/2 hours; this may include a tour and activity or 2-3 activities.. Please plan on extra time to allow students to rotate activities if you have a group larger than 60.. All tours and activities are included with the price of admission unless otherwise noted.. Guided group visits must be scheduled at least 3 weeks in advance.. Recommended Age.. : 2nd - College.. Program Length.. : 1 hour.. Available.. Tuesday-Friday at 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:30 AM.. Saturday 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM.. 60-student maximum per time slot.. The Common Ground exhibition chronicles 150 years of Japanese American history, beginning with the Issei pioneers through the World War II incarceration to the present.. This hour-long tour of the National Museum’s core exhibition is led by volunteer docents, many of whom share their World War II incarceration experiences.. Please let the Education staff know at the time of your reservation what your students are studying, so that docents can adjust their tour to highlight specific areas.. California History-Social Sciences content standards: 2.. 1, 2.. 3, 2.. 5, 3.. 3, 3.. 4, 4.. 4, 10.. 8, 11.. 7, 11.. 11, 12.. 10.. Documentary - 9066 to 9/11.. : 9th - 12th grades.. : 30 minutes.. Available Tuesday–Friday upon request.. 9066 to 9/11: America’s Concentration Camps, Then… and now? explores the parallels between the post-September 11 treatment of Arab (and Muslim) Americans with treatment of Japanese Americans after the start of World War II.. Revealing striking similarities, the video serves as a primer on the Japanese American camp experience and its relevance today.. California History-Social Sciences content standards: 10.. Documentary - Remembering Manzanar.. : 6th - 12th grades.. Through the use of rare historic footage and photographs and personal recollections.. of former inmates and others, Remembering Manzanar explores the experiences of more.. than 10,000 Japanese Americans who were incarcerated in a remote desert facility.. during World War II.. Object analysis with the Museum’s education collection.. : 1/2 hour.. Available Tuesday through Friday upon request.. (30 student maximum per time slot).. Designed to complement a tour of Common Ground: The Heart of Community, this session provides students with the rare opportunity to spend hands-on time with artifacts from the Museum’s education collection.. Through object analysis, student groups will discover the stories behind these artifacts and gain an appreciation for the histories that objects hold.. California History-Social Sciences content standards when combined with Common Ground: 10.. 7, 12.. Origami Art.. : 2nd - 12th grades.. Tuesday-Saturday upon request.. The word.. origami.. is from the Japanese words for folding,.. ori.. , and paper,.. kami.. While learning how to create their own  ...   not attempt to do both the.. tour and a special program on the same visit.. Digital Speakers Bureau.. : 8th - 12th grades.. Tuesday-Friday.. This program is designed for students who have some previous knowledge of the Japanese American World War II experience.. From their classrooms, students will have an opportunity to conduct oral history interviews with our volunteers through digital technology.. The bureau will share rich narratives that make our history more diverse and fosters personal connections across generations that are difficult to replicate in a textbook.. Media requirements and pre-interview preparation required.. Please contact groupvisits@janm.. 830.. 5601 for reservations or more information.. California History-Social Science content standards 10.. SELF-GUIDED GROUPS.. Self-guided groups are welcome, although we encourage all groups to take advantage of our guided tours.. If you are planning a self-guided visit to the National Museum, reservations are requested to ensure a better experience for your group and any other guests who may be in the galleries at the same time.. Some temporary exhibitions may have age restrictions, additional chaperone requirements, and/or be off-limits to self-guided groups.. Self-guided school groups do not qualify for the Free Admission Grant or school group discount rates.. Due to safety concerns and occupancy limits, the National Museum can only allow 60 students per self-guided group.. If you have more than 60 students, additional time will be needed to rotate students through the Museum and other activities (.. What other things can I do or see with my students in Little Tokyo?.. ).. National Museum staff can help with logistics at the time of your reservation.. It is especially important that self-guided groups have the appropriate number of chaperons (one per 10 students).. Unaccompanied school groups can become disruptive; therefore,.. self-guided school groups who arrive at the National Museum without the correct number of chaperons cannot be admitted.. FIGHTING FOR DEMOCRACY.. The National Museum offers school visit opportunities to its educational facility, the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy (National Center).. Visits are offered to school and educator groups by appointment only.. The National Center promotes democratic principles and civic engagement by providing tools for living democratically in a diverse society.. Aimed at middle and high school levels, National Center programs explore the relationship between diverstiy and democracy.. Offering integrated educational activities designed to challenge conventional assumptions about democracy in the United States, focus on facilitating cricital thinking, activate youth-to-youth dialogue, and inspire participation based on three fundamental principles:.. We, the people, shape democracy;.. I, too, can shape democracy;.. Those who have struggled for freedom and equality have extended democracy s reach for all.. Fighting for Democracy: Who is the We in We, the People ?.. is an experiental exhibition that uses World War II as a case study to begin discussion about how women and minorities have expanded the meaning of we in we, the people.. It features the experiences of seven real people and traces their story throughout the pre-war, war, and post-war periods as examples of the millions of Americans whose lives were affected by the war and how each sought equal rights for their families and communities.. The purpose of the exhibition is to provide an interactive tool and discussion piece for educators and their students.. Reservations are required.. Please contact.. info@ncdemocracy.. or click on the link below.. Attending a free Pre-Visit Educator s Workshop for this program is highly encouraged.. Visit the National Center Web site for more information >>..

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  • Title: Exhibitions | Japanese American National Museum
    Descriptive info: Current Exhibitions.. Current Exhibitions.. Upcoming Exhibitions.. Past Exhibitions.. Incorporating hundreds of objects, documents and photographs collected by the National Museum, 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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  • Title: Marvels & Monsters | Exhibitions | Japanese American National Museum
    Descriptive info: Marvels Monsters.. ‘MARVELS & MONSTERS’ EXPLORES IMAGES AND CHARACTERS OF ASIANS AND ASIAN AMERICANS FEATURED IN COMIC BOOKS.. October 9, 2013.. In preparation for the opening of Marvels #38; Monsters: Unmasking Asian.. October 7, 2013.. As the incoming Collections Manager at the Japanese American National.. Winning selections for the “Marvels Monsters: Unbound” Short Works Showcase.. September 26, 2013.. We were delighted to receive so many submissions to the.. MEMBERS GALLERY TALK – Marvels Monsters Opening Night 10/10/13.. September 18, 2013.. Special insight into the creation of Marvels #38; Monsters: Unmasking Asian.. CALL FOR ENTRIES: “Marvels Monsters: Unbound” monologue/short scene showcase—DEADLINE: September 15.. September 3, 2013.. ALIENS, KAMIKAZES, AND GURUS—OH MY! Write an original monologue.. SAVE THE DATE! Marvels Monsters opens October 12!.. August 29, 2013.. With Comic-Con long over and summer superhero movie season coming.. Comic-Con Mania!.. July 19, 2013.. For all of our fans who headed down to Comic-Con.. This exhibition draws from noted science fiction author and cultural studies scholar William F.. Wu’s comic book collection—the largest archive of comic books featuring Asians and Asian Americans—that was donated to the NYU Fales Library & Special Collections through the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.. Curated by.. Asian Pop.. columnist,.. Jeff Yang.. , this exhibition is  ...   V.. Ganeshananthan.. Larry Hama.. David Henry Hwang.. Naomi Hirahara.. Genny Lim.. Greg Pak.. Vijay Prashad.. Gene Luen Yang.. The exhibition also contains elements designed to encourage direct engagement with the archetypes, such as life-size cutouts of the eight archetypes that allow visitors to put themselves inside the image and an installation called Shades of Yellow that matches the shades used for Asian skin tones in the comics with their garish yellow Pantone™.. ends with a library of present-day graphic novels by Asian American creators and an area where visitors can color original heroes designed by.. Bernard Chang.. (.. Supergirl.. ) and.. Jef Castro.. Jerry Ma.. Secret Identities.. Visit the Museum Store for related items >>.. This exhibition is a collaboration between the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and the NYU Fales Library & Special Collections.. The Los Angeles presentation is sponsored by:.. Additional support provided by Ruben & Maria Pompeya Gomez.. * * * * *.. The Adventures of Sikh Captain America.. Feb.. 8, 2014.. Saturday, February 8, 2014.. The Adventures of Sikh Captain America.. In June 2013, cartoonist Vishavjit Singh dressed up as Sikh Captain America and was photographed around New York City.. He will share the reactions—both positive and negative—that he received on his adventure..

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  • Title: Common Ground | Exhibitions | Japanese American National Museum
    Descriptive info: Common Ground.. STORY OF RECOVERY OF HT.. MOUNTAIN BARRACKS BUILDING TO BE TOLD AUGUST 7, 2010.. Japanese American National Museum's History of Collaborations, Breakthroughs, Compiled Into New Book,.. "Common Ground: The Heart Of The Community" - Exhibition Fact Sheet.. Defining Nikkei: How a California Museum Built a Global Storytelling Community.. November 7, 2012.. By Cynthia G.. Valdez An older Japanese American gentleman stands.. Girl Scout Patch Program — new date added!.. August 8, 2012.. Due to an overwhelming demand, we are adding one more.. Girl Scout Patch Program.. July 6, 2012.. #160; We #8217;re proud to announce a new Girl Scout Patch.. “Common Ground” Volunteer Videos.. December 14, 2011.. Visitors to the museum often remark that what made their.. Car designer Larry Shinoda.. December 8, 2011.. When you walk into the museum now, one of the.. Among the notable artifacts on display is a Heart Mountain barracks, an original structure saved and preserved from the concentration camp in Wyoming.. In the summer of 2010, museum volunteers worked with staff and interns to create a series of 30-second digital video shorts sharing the volunteer s personal stories related to artifacts from the exhibition.. Check out all of the volunteer videos >>.. Nov.. 2, 2013.. Saturday, November 2, 2013.. Dec.. 7, 2013.. Saturday, December 7, 2013.. Saturday, September 7, 2013.. Aug.. 3, 2013.. Saturday, August 3, 2013.. Common Ground Exhibition Tour.. July 6, 2013.. Saturday, July 6, 2013.. Common Ground Exhibition Tour.. June 1, 2013.. Saturday, June 1, 2013.. April 6, 2013.. Saturday, April 6, 2013.. March 2, 2013.. Saturday, March 2, 2013.. Saturday, February 2, 2013.. with experienced docents.. Jan.. Saturday, January 5, 2013.. 1, 2012.. Saturday, December 1, 2012.. Exhibition Tours.. 3, 2012.. Saturday, November 3, 2012.. 6, 2012.. Saturday, October 6, 2012.. Saturday, September 1, 2012.. 4, 2012.. Saturday, August 4, 2012.. July 7, 2012.. Saturday, July 7, 2012.. May 5, 2012.. Saturday, May 5, 2012.. April 7, 2012.. Saturday, April 7, 2012.. March 3, 2012.. Saturday, March 3, 2012.. Saturday, February 4, 2012.. 7, 2012.. Saturday, January 7, 2012.. 3, 2011.. Saturday, December 3, 2011.. 5, 2011.. Saturday, November 5, 2011.. 1, 2011.. Saturday, October 1, 2011.. Saturday, September 3, 2011.. 6, 2011.. Saturday, August 6, 2011.. Common Ground: Heart of a Community.. July 2, 2011.. Saturday, July 2, 2011.. June 4, 2011.. Saturday, June 4, 2011.. May 7, 2011.. Saturday, May 7, 2011.. April 2, 2011.. Saturday, April 2, 2011.. March 5, 2011.. Saturday, March 5, 2011.. Saturday, February 5, 2011.. 4, 2010.. Saturday, December 4, 2010.. 1:00 PM 3:00 PM.. 6, 2010.. Saturday, November 6, 2010.. 2, 2010.. Saturday, October 2, 2010.. Saturday, September 4, 2010.. 7, 2010.. Saturday, August 7, 2010.. 16 Years Later: The Heart Mountain Barracks.. 2:00 PM 4:00 PM.. 16 Years Later: The Heart Mountain Barracks.. In 1994, the Japanese American National Museum staff and volunteers organized a project to travel to Heart Mountain, Wyoming to take apart and bring back to Los Angeles two fragments of original barracks buildings built by the U.. government to house Japanese Americans unfairly imprisoned during World War II.. The project was part of the National Museum’s landmark exhibition, America’s Concentration Camps: Remembering the Japanese American Experience, and the display of the Heart Mountain barracks building became the symbol of the unconstitutional mass incarceration of over 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry.. The project, organized by Museum staff member Nancy Araki and former Heart Mountain inmate Bacon Sakatani, included dozens of former inmates and interested parties who traveled over 1,000 miles or more to take part in the dismantling.. To recall the historic events, the program will include the screening of the award winning documentary, “Legacy of the Barracks”, produced by Mark Mohr  ...   May 2, 2009.. April 4, 2009.. Saturday, April 4, 2009.. Tour our ongoing exhibition Common Ground: Heart of a Community with our experienced and knowledgeable docents.. 4, 2009.. Saturday, February 7, 2009.. Saturday, January 3, 2009.. Exhibition Tour: Common Ground.. 6, 2008.. Saturday, December 6, 2008.. Exhibition Tour: Common Ground.. with our experienced and knowledgeable docents.. 1, 2008.. Saturday, November 1, 2008.. 4, 2008.. Saturday, October 4, 2008.. Saturday, September 6, 2008.. From Tokyo Rose to the Patriot Act: Propaganda and its Impact on Civil Liberties.. June 25, 2005.. Saturday, June 25, 2005.. From Tokyo Rose to the Patriot Act: Propaganda and its Impact on Civil Liberties.. The last session in this seminar reflects on propaganda post-September 11 using select objects in the exhibition.. Guest speaker to be announced.. Common Ground: The Japanese American National Museum and the Culture of Collaborations.. May 15, 2005.. Sunday, May 15, 2005.. This collection of essays outlines how the National Museum operates in collaboration with other institutions, museums, researchers, audiences, and funders.. Authors will speak on their case studies which explore collaboration with community-oriented partners in order to document, interpret, and present their histories and experiences and provide a new understanding of what museums can and should be in the United States.. Book signing to follow.. May 14, 2005.. Saturday, May 14, 2005.. In this fourth of five sessions that examines ways propaganda has been used to perpetuate negative ethnic images and stereotypes, Dr.. Mitchell Maki is joined by Johnn y Mori from the groundbreaking band Hiroshima.. During the 1970s, the band impressed the music scene with jazz that effortlessly integrated East and West.. Their music, as well as their commitment to the communities in which it was born, speak volumes about the ability of artists--and the arts--to subvert ethnic stereotypes and bridge cultures.. April 9, 2005.. Saturday, April 9, 2005.. In this third of five sessions, we continue our examination of selected propaganda artifacts displayed in the exhibition.. featuring Dr.. Mitchell T.. Maki, Acting Dean, College of Health and Human Services at California State University, Los Angeles to reflect on propaganda prevalent during the resettlement era post-World War II.. He will consider what lessons we can learn from the past to address current attempts to defend the incarceration of Japanese Americans and justify assaults on civil liberties.. March 12, 2005.. Saturday, March 12, 2005.. In this second of a five-part seminar features Dr.. Maki, Acting Dean, College of Health and Human Services, California State University, Los Angeles, and author of.. Achieving the Impossible Dream: How Japanese Americans Obtained Redress.. , in conversation with noted scholars, activists, and artists as they respond to propaganda artifacts displayed in the exhibition.. This session will examine the World War II period with actor George Takei.. Mr.. Takei was incarcerated in the Jerome and Tule Lake Concentration Camps.. In his autobiography,.. To the Stars: The Autobiography of George Takei, Star Trek's Mr.. Sulu.. , he writes how this odyssey propelled him to become and actor, writer, businessman and politically active individual.. Please note:.. Actor Pat Morita was originally scheduled to be part of this discussion.. Unfortunately he sends his regrets as he's been called to service - he will be the emcee for a major welcome home of troops from Iraq in Honolulu.. 26, 2005.. Saturday, February 26, 2005.. This five-part seminar features Dr.. This session will examine the period covering the late nineteenth century through the Great Depression era and include comments by Akemi Kikumura-Yano, PhD.. ?.. , National Museum Senior Vice President, author of.. Through Harsh Winters: The Life of a Japanese Immigrant Woman.. , and curator of the National Museum's inaugural exhibit.. Issei Pioneers: Hawai`i and the Mainland 1885 - 1924..

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  • Title: Go For Broke | Exhibitions | Japanese American National Museum
    Descriptive info: Go For Broke.. Photograph of a Nisei soldier of Company B, 100th Infantry Battalion.. This photograph was taken during the campaign for the rescue of the Lost Battalion in the Vosges mountains in October 1944.. Image credit: National Archives.. October 8, 2013.. The Nisei soldiers who fought in World War II embodied.. During World War II, Nisei soldiers enlisted by the thousands despite their original classification by the government as “enemy aliens.. ” Their segregated unit the 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team became the most decorated military unit for its size and length of service.. chronicles the resilience and bravery of these young men both on and off the battlefield.. Japanese American soldiers fought in eight brutal campaigns across Europe, receiving thousands of medals for heroism even while suffering an astronomical casualty rate.. Thousands more joined the Military Intelligence Service and operated throughout the Pacific Theater as language and intelligence specialists.. Yet their battles were not finished when the war ended.. The Nisei veterans returned to fight pervasive racism back home where they proved to be just as successful.. With their help, hundreds of anti-Asian laws were struck down.. First displayed at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum,.. Go For Broke.. shows how instrumental these soldiers  ...   Broke.. is organized by the Japanese American Wartime History Project and Director Eric Saul.. Support for.. is provided in part by the fundraising efforts of the Southern California Community Committee for the American Heroes exhibition: 100th/442nd Veterans Association, Go For Broke National Education Center, Japanese American Citizens League—Pacific Southwest District, Japanese American National Museum, Military Intelligence Service, Veterans Association of Southern California, and Veterans Memorial Court Alliance.. Additional support provided by the Kazuo and Mary Yamane Family Foundation.. Member Preview for.. Sunday, November 10, 2013.. Members are invited to join us for an exclusive preview of.. before it opens to the public.. Program will include remarks by Eric Saul, Director, Japanese American Wartime History Project.. 0414 x2222.. Tuesday, November 12, 2013.. The Military Intelligence Service (M.. I.. ) in Occupied Japan.. Tateuchi Public Program Series.. ) in Occupied Japan.. M.. veterans, Edwin Nakasone, Bruce Kaji and Hitoshi Sameshima, will discuss their roles in the rebuilding of Japan after the end of World War II.. The M.. , or the Military Intelligence Service, was a United States military unit mostly comprised of Japanese American Nisei who provided translation, interpretation, and interrogation services during World War II.. This program is presented by National Museum and the Go For Broke National Educational Center..

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  • Title: About | Japanese American National Museum
    Descriptive info: About the Museum.. The mission of the Japanese American National Museum is to promote understanding and appreciation of America s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience.. We share the story of Japanese Americans because we honor our nation s diversity.. We believe in the importance of remembering our history to better guard against the prejudice that threatens liberty and equality in a democratic society.. We strive as a world-class museum to provide a voice for Japanese Americans and a forum that enables all people to explore their own heritage and culture.. We promote continual exploration of the meaning and value of ethnicity in our country through programs that preserve individual dignity, strengthen our communities, and increase respect among all  ...   the experience of Americans of Japanese ancestry.. The founding of the Museum is a story of high hopes, remarkable achievements, frustration, and ultimately, success.. Like the saga of generations of Japanese Americans, it is a story of tenacity.. This is that story.. more.. Pavilion.. Learn about the history of the Museum s facilities, and how to reserve them for special events.. Board of Trustees Board of Governors.. JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM.. 369 East First Street.. Los Angeles, California 90012.. phone: 213.. fax: 213.. 1770.. http://www.. org/.. Due to recent problems with delivery by the post office, please send all mail at this time to our Pavilion building at.. 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012.. Work at the Japanese American National Museum..

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  • Title: E-Mail Updates | Japanese American National Museum
    Descriptive info: More ways to stay connected!.. We also have ways to stay connected with our.. Discover Nikkei.. project for updates, new content on the site, events, and Nikkei-related news:.. Japanese American National Museum E-mail Updates.. Stay up-to-date with what s new at the National Museum! Enter in your e-mail address, then click on the Join! button to sign up for one or more of the following e-mail lists described below.. Exhibitions Events:.. Monthly e-mails about current upcoming exhibitions, public programs, events.. Museum Store:.. Monthly updates on new items online, articles and reviews, reminders for holiday shopping, sales, and special e-mail offers available only to subscribers.. Family Programs:.. Interested in family-appropriate programs, activities, and resources? These monthly updates let you know what  ...   To permanently unsubscribe, change your e-mail list subscriptions, or your e-mail address:.. Type your e-mail address into the box above and click the button.. A page will open up that indicates you are already a member of the Museum s mailing list.. Click on the Submit button.. You will be sent an e-mail to that address with a link and instructions where you can make your changes.. Click on the link.. Make your changes, then click Submit to make changes or Unsubscribe All to permanently remove your address from all e-mail lists.. Note:.. In each e-mail you receive, there will be a link to unsubscribe or change your areas of interest.. If you have any questions or concerns, e-mail.. updates@janm..

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