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2018 Artists' Eyes: Art of Incarceration - Japanese American & Other Artists Expose Reclamation of History & Identity - MIS Historic Learning Center

Date: Saturday, 19 May, 2018       Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MIS Historic Learning Center
640 Old Mason Street, Building 640
Crissy Field
San Francisco, CA 94129

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In commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066, the National Japanese American Historical Society presents Artists' Eyes of Incarceration. During World War II, Executive Order 9066 led to registration, exclusion, forced removal and mass incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans from the West Coast.  Two multigenerational art exhibits reveal a successful unearthing of evocative expressions through three generations.  Works by Japanese American and other multicultural artists expose the profound and eventual reclamation of history and identity.  Works and artists talks make connections to the current climate today.

The exhibits, hosted at NJAH's two sites at the Presidio and Japantown, are curated by Betty Boue Kano and Judy Shintani.


MIS Historic Learning Center and NJAHS Peace Gallery

MIS Historic Learning Center, Building 640, 640 Old Mason Street, Crissy Field, Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94129

Exhibition Dates
11-11-2017 to 5-20-2018
Open weekends, 12-5pm; W-F by appt. $10 Admission,

FREE to members, veterans, children 12 & under


NJAHS Peace Gallery, 1684 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94115

Exhibition Dates
12-2-2017 to 4-22-2018

Open M-F, 12-5pm; 1st Sat of the month, 12-5pm
FREE Admission

Reception lunch RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artists-eyes-reception-lunch-tickets-39340814435


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