In conjunction with the "Under a Mushroom Cloud: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Atomic Bomb" exhibition, JANM will screen four world acclaimed films related to the atomic bombs.
Multi-media artist Taiji Terasaki's new exhibit serve as a living memory of the Japanese American concentration camps and honors individuals who advocate and fight for those who face discrimination, prejudice, and inequality at borders both real and imagined.
Honor and remember those who were incarcerated during World War II with DR. SATSUKI INA, writer, activist, psychotherapist, and co-founder of Tsuru for Solidarity and a video message from SENATOR MAZIE K. HIRONO, Hawai‘i’s first female senator and the country’s first Asian American woman senator.
Author Marc Nobleman discusses his book about the Japanese pilot who launched a seaplane off a submarine—via catapult—and hit the woods outside the town of Brookings, Oregon. Followed by a Q&A and book signing.
Presented by the Japanese American National Museum, Transcendients Community Celebration: Challenging Borders is a free one-day celebration of the TRANSCENDIENTS “heroes” and their work as featured in artist Taiji Terasaki’s groundbreaking collaboration with the Japanese American National Museum, Transcendients: Heroes at Borders on Saturday, March 7th from 11 AM - 5 PM. This day provides …
Featuring album covers Nara began collecting as an adolescent, paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, an installation that recreates his drawing studio, and never-before-exhibited idea sketches that reflect the artist’s empathic eye, this exhibition shines a light on Nara’s conceptual process.
The JANM 2021 Gala includes a video variety show with actor George Takei, East L.A. Taiko, comedian/actress Amy Hill, and several special guest appearances including Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts.