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The Noguchi Museum Hosting Two Exhibitions Featuring Art by Incarcerated Japanese Americans

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

New York Day of Remembrance to Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066

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

NYDOR to Hold Events Marking the 79th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066

New York Day of Remembrance 2021 Friday, February 19 and Saturday, February 20 Online Admission: Free In the Japanese American community, February 19 is the Day of Remembrance, which observes the anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066 in 1942. The order paved the way for targeting Japanese Americans as threats to national security and gave the U.S. military the right … Continue reading NYDOR to Hold Events Marking the 79th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066

Virtual Community Event for Social Change

Denshō Dinner @ Home Saturday, October 24 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. From the Comfort of Your Own Home Admission: Free Our history shows that in moments of turmoil, our connections to one another matter more than ever. While we can’t come together in person, we can still be in community with each other to remember our past collectively and affirm our commitment to … Continue reading Virtual Community Event for Social Change

New York Observes Day of Remembrance

New York Day of Remembrance Saturday, February 22 from noon until 4:00 p.m. Japanese American United Church – 255 7th Avenue (between 24th and 25th Streets) Admission: Free This Day of Remembrance (DOR) marks the 78th anniversary of the Executive Order during WWII that sent around 120,000 citizens and immigrants of Japanese descent to US concentration camps. The community will remember the history of the … Continue reading New York Observes Day of Remembrance