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Celebrating 10 years of the Pavilion at JANM

It's hard to believe that it's already been ten years since we opened the Pavilion building with great festivities in 1999. In that time, there have been many, many community, art, and history exhibitions; countless public programs & events; and thousands of students and visitors who have learned about the Japanese American experience each year...and in so doing, hopefully have come to appreciate America's diversity a little more.

Join us as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Pavilion with a special Open House. It's FREE all day. We'll have family fun activities, special Members' Coffee, tours, workshops, and a concert featuring Paul Dateh, TAIKOPROJECT, and Maceo Hernandez!

Happy Tenth: Celebrate the Pavilion
Saturday, June 20, 2009
Japanese American National Museum

FREE all day!

Activities include:
• Family Fun Arts ‘n Crafts (All Day)
Fighting for Democracy Exhibition (11 AM –2 PM)
• Children’s Storytime with Rodney Kageyama (12 PM)
• Family Tour of Common Ground: The Heart of Community (1 PM & 2 PM)
• Taiko for Families Workshop (1:30 PM)

• Performances by Paul Dateh, TAIKOPROJECT & Demon Drummer from East LA with CAVA (3:30–5:30 PM)

Just for members:
• Members’ Coffee & Architectural Tour with remarks by President/CEO Akemi Kikumura Yano (10–11 AM) *Reservations required; space limited.
• Upper-level Member Collections Tour & Tea (By Invitation) (2:30 PM)
• Members’ Raffle (1 FREE ticket per member; winners must be present to win)

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: See the new kaeru frog design with a special t-shirt by Zolo Toys and a kaeru naming contest.

For updated info, visit:  http://www.janm.org/events/2009/06/#20