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Personal Stories of Japanese American Incarceration with Liane Hirabayashi

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Jul 07 2021

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7:00 pm

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Admission is free with a recommended donation of $10. Pre-registration is required, please reserve your ticket online through Eventbrite.com.
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Date

Jul 07 2021

Time

7:00 pm

Cost

Admission is free with a recommended donation of $10. Pre-registration is required, please reserve your ticket online through Eventbrite.com.

Personal Stories of Japanese American Incarceration with Liane Hirabayashi

Talk at Fenimore Art Museum Explores the Personal Stories of Japanese American Incarceration


Join Liane Hirabayashi as she discusses how her Japanese American father’s family was affected by incarceration at this live lecture at Fenimore Art Museum on July 7.

 

Lecture:

Personal Stories of Japanese American Incarceration with Liane Hirabayashi

Wednesday, July 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY

Admission is free with a recommended donation of $10.

Pre-registration is required, please reserve your ticket online through Eventbrite.com.

 

Join us at Fenimore Art Museum for a very special program as we explore personal stories of Japanese American incarcerees during World War II. Learn about some of the people Ansel Adams met and photographed at the American concentration camp at Manzanar in 1943 as featured in our exhibition Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams. Then join Cooperstown area resident Liane Hirabayashi as she discusses how her Japanese American father’s family was affected by incarceration. She will describe the different responses her family members had to incarceration, including one who remained defiant against the government’s orders, and how activism of Japanese Americans continues to this day. This live, in-person program takes place Wednesday, July 7th at 7:00 pm at Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown.

Admission is free with a recommended donation of $10. Pre-registration is required, please reserve your ticket online through Eventbrite.com.

 

For more information on Fenimore Art Museum and the current COVID-19 guidelines, visit FenimoreArtMuseum.org/safety. The museum is open daily this summer 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

 

About Liane Hirabayashi
Liane Hirabayashi is the daughter of a French mother and Japanese-American father. She lived overseas for much of her childhood, returning to the US to earn her BA from Reed College in Portland, Oregon. Liane spent a dozen years in in the Los Angeles area as a technical writer and trainer before moving to the Cooperstown area 22 years ago. She has an MA in organization development, which has been essential to her success throughout her professional career and as an active volunteer. Currently Liane is a researcher at Bassett Healthcare Network’s New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health, is co-president of the League of Women Voters of the Cooperstown area, and recently joined the NAACP.

 

About Fenimore Art Museum

Fenimore Art Museum, located on the shores of Otsego Lake—James Fenimore Cooper’s “Glimmerglass”—in historic Cooperstown, New York, features a wide-ranging collection of American art including folk art; important American 18th- and 19th-century landscape, genre, and portrait paintings; more than 125,000 historic photographs representing the technical developments made in photography and providing extensive visual documentation of the region’s unique history; and the renowned Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art comprised of nearly 900 art objects representative of a broad geographic range of North American Indian cultures, from the Northwest Coast, Eastern Woodlands, Plains, Southwest, Great Lakes, and Prairie regions. Visit FenimoreArt.org.

 

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Fenimore Art Museum
5798 State Hwy 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326
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