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Saturday, February 3, 2024

Don't Miss These In March: Giant Robot Biennale 5, Asian Comics: Evolution of an Art Form & Oscars Night at the Museum

 Check out these two art exhibits and a special Oscar Night party in March.

Opening Night March 1st
March 2-Sept 1
Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Admission $
Join the artists of Giant Robot for first access to Giant Robot Biennale 5 with free admission, engaging art, music, activities, and more that celebrate a staple of Asian American alternative pop culture and an influential brand encompassing pop art, skateboard, comic book, graphic arts, and vinyl toy culture!

Giant Robot Biennale 5 features artists Sean Chao, Felicia Chiao, Luke Chueh, Giorgiko, James Jean,
Taylor Lee, Rain Szeto, and Yoskay Yamamoto, among others. Since 2007, JANM has partnered with Eric Nakamura, founder of Giant Robot, to produce the Giant Robot Biennale, a recurring art exhibition that highlights diverse creative works celebrating the brand’s ethos.
March 9, 2024 – September 8, 2024
Bowers Museum 
$ Admission
 Never-before-seen at a museum and making its American debut, Asian Comics: Evolution of an Art Form presents the largest ever selection of original artworks from Asian comics, displayed alongside their printed, mass-produced forms. This exhibition is a vivid journey through the art of comics and visual storytelling across Asia. From its historical roots to the most recent digital innovations, the exhibition looks to popular Japanese manga and beyond, highlighting key creators, characters, and publications. Explore thriving contemporary comics cultures and traditional graphic narrative artforms from places including: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mongolia, North Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, and Vietnam.
Sunday, March 10, from 3 to 8pm, for a one-of-a-kind evening celebrating the 96th Oscars
Academy Museum
Museum member and Academy Member: $200
Non-Member: $250