Whispered Silences: Japanese American Detention Camps, Fifty Years Later
May 3 - September 14, 1997Whispered Silences features the work of fine-arts photographer Joan Myers who embarked on a journey to photograph all ten World War II War Relocation Authority concentation camps. The result of her odyssey is a series of haunting black and white images of the camps as they appear today and the relics that were left behind. Developed by the Smithsonian Institution's Traveling Services, this exhibition also includes text by Japanese American historian, Dr. Gary Okihiro.
Saturday, May 3, 1997
Whispered Silences Upper Level Members Reception
Upper level members reception. By invitation only. This exhibition runs from May 3 through September 14, 1997.