Nisei Week Exhibits and Events at JACCC

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A calligraphy lesson at the JACCC during last year’s Nisei Week. (J.K. YAMAMOTO/Rafu Shimpo)

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 S. San Pedro St. in Little Tokyo, will host a variety of displays and demonstrations during Nisei Week. The schedule is as follows:

WEEK ONE

(Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 10-11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

First Floor

Ikebana in George J. Doizaki Gallery

Ura Senke School of Tea in South Gallery

Sumie exhibition by Mika Mukuda in North Gallery

Basement

California Japanese Ceramics Guild in Garden Room A

Kimekomi dolls by Yukari-kai in Garden Room B

Third Floor

Dyeing by Setsuko Hayashi in Room 302

Fifth Floor

Samurai armor and swords by The Samurai Store in Cultural Room

JACCC Plaza

Nisei Week JACCC Street Faire

Aratani Theatre

Nisei Week Queen Coronation on Aug. 10 at 7 p.m.

WEEK TWO

(Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17-18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

First Floor

Bonsai by Nampu-kai in George J. Doizaki Gallery

Sumie exhibition by Mika Mukuda in North Gallery

Basement

Calligraphy by Beikoku Shodo Kenkyukai in Garden Room A

Kimekomi dolls by Hirofumi Kai in Garden Room B

Brush painting by Kawai Sumie in Garden Room B

Third Floor

Sashiko (embroidery) by Pioneer Center in Room 311

JACCC Plaza

Gyoza-Eating Contest and Rubik’s Cube Championship on Aug. 17

20th annual Taiko Gathering on Aug. 18 at 11:30 a.m.

On the Web:

www.jaccc.org/

www.niseiweek.org/

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