Starting in 1890, Issei (first generation) came to the Santa Clara Valley in search of work. In 1900, Japanese Americans established Japantown, a place for them to meet their social, cultural and economic needs in a society hostile to their presence.
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JAMSJ 2015 WINTER BOUTIQUE
The Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj)
presents the . . .
Annual JAMsj Winter Boutique
Saturday, November 14, 2015
JAMsj Members (early entry): 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
General Public: 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
*** NEW LOCATION FOR 2015 ***
Burnett Academy Gymnasium
850 North 2nd Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Please enter from the side of the building which faces 4th Street
Start your holiday shopping at the 2015 JAMsj Winter Boutique
Don't miss the 2015 JAMsj Winter Boutique! This is the annual fundraiser for the Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj) - a 100% volunteer-run, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Join us for a popular line-up of Bay Area artists, crafts people and a special guest author. You will find a wide variety of Asian-inspired jewelry, clothing, home goods, wall art, ceramics and much more!
Early Entry for Members
As usual, members of JAMsj will be granted early admission and will begin shopping at 9:00 a.m. If you are interested in becoming a member and enjoying the early-bird entry you can either register on the day of the boutique, or click here to complete the membership registration online.
Donation Drawing Prizes
Winners need not be present to win.
1st Prize: $500
2nd Prize: $300
3rd Prize: $200
Plus many more great prizes donated by our artists and vendors!
Does shopping make you hungry? Plan to stop by the JAMsj Snack Bar, where you will find tasty treats just right for a snack or a special lunch or dinner. Eat at the boutique seating area, or take some goodies home and enjoy later! Food selections include:
- Bento Boxes and Sushi Plates from HiroMura Foods
- Pork Buns
- R&J Toffee
The committee thanks all boutique participants for supporting our annual fundraiser. Your participation helps fulfill our mission to collect, preserve, and share Japanese American history, art and culture in the Greater Bay Area.We also acknowledge all the amazing artists and authors for participating and donating items for the drawing.
Special thanks to all of our fantastic volunteers who work tirelessly to make the Winter Boutique a success. This event would not be possible without their help and commitment to JAMsj.