Japanese American National Museum Free Admission Thursday

Japanese American National Museum Free Admission Thursday
Apr 16

Japanese American National Museum Free Admission Thursday

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Free Admission Thursday at Japanese American National Museum - see INFO below. Seeking to safeguard the rich oral histories of first generations immigrants, or Issei, and the artifacts, photographs, written records and other materials documenting the lives of Japanese Americans before, during, and after the World War II mass incarceration, National Museum founders enlisted the support of the Japanese American community. In 1992, the Japanese American National Museum opened its doors to shed light on the Japanese American experiencea process of immigration and re-settlement common to so many Americans.The mission of the Japanese American National Museum is to promote understanding and appreciation of Americas ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience. We share the story of Japanese Americans because we honor our nations 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 people. We believe that our work will transform lives, create a more just America and, ultimately, a better world.

when: April 16 @ 12pm - 8pm
where: Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA (map)
price: Free
INFO: Free general admission every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and all day every third Thursday of the month. Phone: 213-625-0414 Website
category: Arts & Culture



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