Hiroshima and Nagasaki Art and Photo Exhibition at JAA

August 15, 2016 6:30 pmtoAugust 26, 2016 12:00 pm


Hiroshima, Nagasaki, WWII, atomic bombings, A-bomb, photography, NYC, Japan, JAANY, Kunio Suzuki, Francois Bonneau, Cannon Hersey, John Hersey

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Art and Photo Exhibition

Tuesday, August 16 through Friday, August 26 from 10:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. (closing at noon on August 26)
Opening reception Monday, August 15 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Japanese American Association – 49 W. 45th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), 11th Floor

Admission: Free

The commemoration of the 71st anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II continues with an art and photography exhibition at JAA Hall.

The exhibition will feature works by photographer Francois Bonneau, UN Representative for the NGO Ordre des Chevaliers Hospitaliers de St. Jean de Jerusalem; Niigata-born artist Kunio Suzuki, who specializes in Nihon-ga, the traditional Japanese style of painting; and photographer and artist Cannon Hersey, whose grandfather, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer John Hersey, who interviewed survivors of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945.

Buddhist Council of New York, Interfaith Center of New York, Origami Therapy Association, and NY Battenkai (Nagasaki) are the co-sponsors of the exhibition.