Exhibition Venues

Contested Histories: Art and Artifacts from the Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection originated at the Japanese American National Museum and was on display January 7 – April 8, 2018. The pop-up display is now traveling to other venues. See below for information about confirmed venues and dates. Please check back for updated schedule.

For more information about booking Contested Histories, download the travel fact sheet or email Clement Hanami at chanami@janm.org.

 

Pop-Up Display Sites

Current/Upcoming Venues

 

National Museum of American History
Wednesday, February 19, 2020

10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
FREE and open to the public*

Constitution Avenue, NW
Between 12th and 14th Streets
Washington, DC

Web: americanhistory.si.edu
Phone: 202.633.1000

*Contested Histories is presented in conjunction with the Day of Remembrance Panel Discussion—Not for Sale: Preserving and Sharing a Community Collection at the National Museum of American History on February 19, 6 p.m.–8 p.m. Click here for details.

 

Past Venues

 

The Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California
June 23–24, 2018

FREE and open to the public

Saturday: 9 a.m.–6:30 p.m.; workshop: 5:30 p.m.–6:15 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.; workshop: 3:30 p.m.–4:15 p.m.

1840 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA 94115

Web: jcccnc.org
Phone: 415.567.5505

 

Tule Lake Pilgrimage 2018: Preserving Our Hallowed Ground
June 29 – July 1, 2018

(Pilgrimage dates: June 29 – July 2)

Open only to pilgrimage attendees. Registration is now closed.

Friday: 4 p.m.–10 p.m.
Saturday: 6 p.m.–10 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.; workshop: 3:30 p.m.–5 p.m.

Union Peak Lounge, Oregon Institute of Technology
3201 Campus Dr.
Klamath Falls, OR 97601

Email: info@tulelake.org
Web: tulelake.org/pilgrimage

 

2018 Minidoka Pilgrimage
July 6, 2018

9 a.m.–5 p.m.
(Pilgrimage dates: July 5–8)

Open only to pilgrimage attendees.
Please register at their website: minidokapilgrimage.org

College of Southern Idaho, Fine Arts Building
Falls Avenue
Twin Falls, ID 83301

Email: minidokapilgrimage@gmail.com

 

Japanese American Museum of San Jose
July 12–15, 2018

12 p.m.–4 p.m.
Included with museum admission

Workshop: July 12: 6 p.m.

535 North Fifth St.
San Jose, CA 95112

Web: jamsj.org
Phone: 408.294.3138

 

2018 Heart Mountain Pilgrimage
July 27–28, 2018

(Pilgrimage dates: July 26–28)

Open only to pilgrimage attendees. Deadline to register: June 30
Purchase tickets at shopheartmountain.org/pilgrimage or by phone at 307.754.8000.

Friday: 9 a.m.–7 p.m.; workshop: 2:30 p.m.
Taggart Rooms, Holiday Inn
1701 Sheridan Ave., Cody, WY 82414

Saturday: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
1539 Road 19, Powell, WY 82435

Web: heartmountain.org/pilgrimage.html
Phone: 307.754.8000

 

Las Vegas Buddhist Sanga Obon Bon Odori and Bazaar Festival
August 4, 2018

10 a.m.–4 p.m.
FREE and open to the public

Clark High School
4291 Pennwood Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89102

Web: lasvegasbuddhist.org/obon-festival-2018

 

J-Sei
September 29 – October 7, 2018

FREE and open to the public

Saturday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Monday–Friday: 2 p.m.–5 p.m. and by appointment

1285 66th St.
Emeryville, CA 94608

Web: j-sei.org
Phone: 510.654.4000

 

Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center
November 1–4, 2018

Included with museum admission

Thursday: 11 a.m.–7 p.m. • FREE
Friday–Saturday: 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m.–3 p.m.

121 NW 2nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97209

Web: oregonnikkei.org
Phone: 503.224.1458

 

NVC Hall
November 24–25, 2018

10 a.m.–5 p.m.
FREE and open to the public

1212 S. King St.
Seattle, WA 98144

Web: nvcfoundation.org
Email: debbiekashino@gmail.com

 

History Colorado Center
February 15–17, 2019

10 a.m.–5 p.m.
FREE and open to the public*

1200 N. Broadway
Denver, CO 80203

Web: historycolorado.org
Phone: 303.447.8679

*Contested Histories and JACL Day of Remembrance events are free to the public; museum admission is required to view additional exhibit galleries.

 

2019 Jerome/Rohwer Pilgrimage
April 12, 2019

9 a.m.–6 p.m.; workshop: 10–10:30 a.m.
(Pilgrimage dates: April 11–13)

Open only to pilgrimage attendees.
Contact kimiko.marr@gmail.com to register. Registration closes March 15.

Comfort Inn & Suites Presidential
707 Interstate 30
Little Rock, AR 72202

 

Nihon Matsuri
Saturday, April 27, 2019

10 a.m.–5 p.m.
FREE and open to the public

100 South between 2nd West and 3rd West
Salt Lake City, UT

Web: nihonmatsuri.com

 

Midwest Buddhist Temple
Friday, May 17, 2019

10:45 a.m.–5 p.m.
FREE and open to the public

435 W. Menomonee
Chicago, IL 60614

Web: mbtchicago.org/2019-contested-histories
Phone: 312.943.7801

FINDING HOME (Re)Building a community in the Second City
Contested Histories will be available to view as part of the Finding Home programming Saturday–Sunday, May 18–19, 2019. All activities FREE and open to the public. Click here for schedule of events.

 

Seabrook Educational and Cultural Center
July 20–21, 2019

FREE and open to the public

Saturday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m.–3 p.m.

1323 Hwy 77
Bridgeton, NJ

Web: seabrookeducation.org
Phone: 856.451.8393

Contested Histories is being presented in conjunction with the Seabrook Buddhist Temple’s 74th Annual Obon Festival on July 20. Click here for more details.

 

 


Estelle Ishigo, title unknown, 1943, oil on canvas. Japanese American National Museum, Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection (2015.100.15).

 


Estelle Ishigo, title unknown, 1943, oil on canvas. Japanese American National Museum, Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection (2015.100.15).

View pre-conservation photography of the Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection on Flickr. Those with information about the origins of specific items are encouraged to share details.

 

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