In conjunction with the exhibition “Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World,” the Japanese American National Museum will present a talk by photographer/designer Kip Fulbeck, curator and artist Takahiro Kitamura, and contributing artists Chaz Bojórquez, Chris “Horishiki” Brand, and Brian Kaneko on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m.

Tattoo by Brian Kaneko. Photo by Kip Fulbeck.
Tattoo by Brian Kaneko. Photo by Kip Fulbeck.

They will take questions from the audience about the exhibition, their practices, and the thriving legacy of Japanese-style tattooing.

Free with museum admission. To RSVP, email or call (213) 625-0414.

JANM is located at 100 N. Central Ave. (at First Street) in Little Tokyo. “Perseverance” and “Dodgers: Brotherhood of the Game” will close Sept.14. “Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II” will close on Aug. 31. For more information, visit

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  1. I LOVE the JANM. I’ve also been a member since befroe it was built. My kids’ names are in the courtyard bricks, and my dad’s is in the 442 Memorial. What a great place. I only wish we lived closer so I could visit all the time.