2023 Day of Remembrance Resilience – A Sansei Sense of Legacy exhibition opening
February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE – the Washington State History Museum has free admission from 3-8 PM on Third Thursdays
Join us for the opening of Resilience – A Sansei Sense of Legacy and honor the annual Japanese American Day of Remembrance. Meet Susan Kamei, author of the acclaimed book When Can We Go Back to America? Voices of Japanese American Incarceration During World War II. Kamei’s book is a comprehensive historical narrative of the WWII imprisonment of more than 125,000 persons of Japanese ancestry; she will talk about the enduring impact of this shameful episode in our country’s history. Continue to explore the impacts of Executive Order 9066 through Within the Silence, an interactive performance presented by Living Voices.