Japanese Eyes on America: 150 Years Since the Iwakura Mission to the U.S. Thursday, March 24 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:15 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: Free Retrace the Footsteps and Historical Significance of the Most Important 19th Century Japanese Mission to the U.S. on its 150th Anniversary The Digital Museum of the History of Japanese … Continue reading The Digital Museum of the History of Japanese in New York to Showcase U.S.-Japan Relations through the Lens of the Iwakura Mission’s Experiences in the U.S.
No Monument: In the Wake of the Japanese American Incarceration Through Sunday, May 15 The Noguchi Museum – 9-01 33rd Road (at Vernon Boulevard), Long Island City Admission: $12/$6 seniors and students No Monument: In the Wake of the Japanese American Incarceration is a focused, small-scale exhibition guest curated by Genji Amino with Christina Hiromi Hobbs. Marking the 80th anniversary of Executive Order 9066 (signed … Continue reading The Noguchi Museum Hosting Two Exhibitions Featuring Art by Incarcerated Japanese Americans
The Consulate General of Japan in New York and The Japanese American Association of New York, Inc. welcome support from the community for their Japanese food drive for Food Bank for NYC. With the eleventh anniversary of the earthquake/tsunami/nuclear disaster in Tohoku approaching, the organizations hope to commemorate the tragedy of March 11 by collecting donations of non-perishable Japanese food and giving them to New … Continue reading 3.11 Japanese Food Drive
Nuclear is Not a Climate Solution: The Devastating Impacts of Pacific Nuclear Testing, the Fukushima Disaster, and Radioactive Waste from U.S. Nuclear Reactors Wednesday, March 9 at 8:00 p.m. until 9:45 p.m. ET Online Event Admission: Free The Affected Communities and Allies Working Group of the Nuclear Ban Treaty Collaborative will host a discussion on the devastating impacts of nuclear testing in the Pacific, the … Continue reading Event to Discuss Worldwide Nuclear Issues with a Focus on Marshall Islands, Fukushima
New York Day of Remembrance 2022 Saturday, February 19 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. EST (virtual gathering from 2:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.) Online Event Admission: Free This year marks the 80th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed on February 19, 1942. The order paved the way for targeting Japanese Americans as threats to national security. It also gave … Continue reading New York Day of Remembrance to Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066