In June, AAPIP will be participating in a program at the Smithsonian Institution/Renwick Gallery, Art of Gaman Installation about the shared experiences of Asian American and Arab Middle Eastern, Muslim and South Asian (AMEMSA) communities in the post-9/11 era, through the expression of culture and art.
Visit the exhibit website for more information, including an online slideshow of images from the galleries.
For our friends and allies in the DC area can visit the installation at:
Special exhibition galleries, 1st floor, Renwick Gallery
Open from March 5, 2010 – January 30, 2011
And here’s a listing for free public programs!
The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946
Free Public Programs
Friday, March 5, at noon, lecture by Delphine Hirasuna
Wednesday, March 10, at noon, gallery talk with Kennedy
Wednesday, March 31, at noon, lecture by Karen Matsuoka
Sunday, April 11, at 2 p.m., artist talk with Mira Nakashima and Wendy Maruyama
Saturday, May 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Family Day
Read recent posts on the Museum’s blog Eye Level
Gaman: FDR and the Japanese American Internment Camps
A few other resources:
(Updated 4/5/10 by GM)
- Ansel Adams’s Photographs of Japanese-American Internment at Manzanar via the Library of Congress
- a MUST WATCH! Art of Gaman: Crafts from the Japanese Internment Camps, also from the Smithsonian Magazine. Very beautiful and moving 5 minute piece about the exhibit.