Japanese American National Museum
Past Exhibitions

The View From Within: Japanese American Art from the Internment Camps, 1942-1945

October 13 - December 6, 1992

The largest of its kind, this exhibition features 135 works of fine art created by internees of the American internment camps during World War II. Co-organized by the Japanese American National Museum, the UCLA Wight Art Gallery and the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and curated by Karin M. Higa, the exhibition is part of the national commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 which authorized the internment of more than 110,000 Japanese Americans.



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