The Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre presents: Taiken: Japanese Canadians Since 1877. Learn about the first arrivals in 1877, the hardships of the early pioneers, the struggles of the war years, and the need to rebuilding homes and businesses in the 1950s. Listen to the voices of many generations Read more [...]
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What is the importance of attending arts events and exhibitions? Viewing art in a public installation enables people to come together and collectively experience the works. Engaging in conversation, discussing, noticing, sharing, appreciating and connecting over works of art shed light on the diversity of the human experience. Throughout recorded history human beings have been creating works of art often capturing the essence of the political, cultural and social time period, or the experience of a particular group. Expand your horizons and attend a modern art show, or tap into history by viewing a curated collection of works from another time. Most importantly, view the intimate nature of art and expression through a curated exhibition.
The Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre presents: Broken Promises. Grounded in research from Landscapes of Injustice – a 7 year multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional, community engaged project, this exhibit explores the dispossession of Japanese Canadians in the 1940s. It illuminates the loss of home and the struggle for justice of one Read more [...]