Transcendients Community Celebration

Transcendients Community Celebration

Terasaki Exhibitions
Japanese American National Museum, 100 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Events & Festivals
Community Engagement

Come to the Japanese American National Museum on March 7th, 2020 and immerse yourself in this free one-day event exploring the visible and invisible borders in our world through music, dance, art, speakers and interactive activities! 

This event celebrates the "heroes" of the TRANSCENDIENTS exhibition and their work. It will be a day of discussion, conversation, and community where all participants can learn, celebrate, challenge, and grow.

The celebration will feature:

  • Free access to the TRANSCENDIENTS exhibit
  • A speaker series showcasing nine featured "heroes" in facilitated conversations exploring various ways to challenge borders (themes include Food & Los Angeles, Human Rights & Los Angeles, Art Activism & Los Angeles)
  • Live music/dance performances by East LA Taiko, El Santo Golpe, and Fandangboon
  • Workshops and interactive installations including zine-making and paper crane folding