Target FREE Family Saturday: Once Upon a Time

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Community Event

Jul 20119
11:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 N Central Ave
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


FREE ALL DAY!

Help us celebrate The Year of the Rabbit: Stan Sakai's Usagi Yojimbo with a day of comics, anime, and stories for the whole family.

ALL DAY CRAFT ACTIVITIES:

• Have your picture taken in a special cutout designed by artist Stan Sakai and decorate a picture frame to go with it!

• Hop to it! Make some fun rabbit ears to wear then check out the Museum’s galleries to see if you can find all of the rabbits on display!

• Decorate a sketchbook to capture your imaginative stories and drawings.

• Ruthie’s Origami Corner: Taking inspiration for Usagi Yojimbo, learn how to fold a samurai helmet.

SCHEDULE:

11 AM – 5 PM – Visit our newest exhibition and celebrate the opening of The Year of the Rabbit: Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo 

12 – 4 PM – Special continuous screening of vintage anime films from the 1920s and 1930s, the Golden Age of Japanese silent film 

1 PM – We Tell Stories performs “Let Them Eat Books” -- Classic literature & poems by Sandburg, Carroll, and Twain 

1 - 4 PM - Kidding Around the Kitchen is happy to show how to make a broccoli carrot slaw fit for a bunny, a prince or princess or just a hungry chef 

2 PM – Stan Sakai, author and artist of the graphic novel Usagi Yojimbo, will give a talk, demonstration, and will sign copies of his latest compilation book, Usagi Yojimbo Volume 25: Fox Hunt

3 PM – Storytelling Tea Party! Come listen! Come Tell! A storytelling tea party with tasty treats, tea, art, movement, and telling stories with each other!

For more information, visit janm.org/target.

Generously sponsored by Target, these special Saturdays are filled with fun activities giving families unique ways to learn, play, and grow together. 

 

JANM . Last modified Jun 02 2011 8:53 a.m.


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