Society of Arts & Crafts Gallery is displaying an exhibit of Wendy Maruyama's work titled Executive Order 9066, after the order that FDR signed which imprisoned Japanese and Japanese Americans during WWII. Ms. Maruyama is a sansei artist and furniture maker based on San Diego. The Genki Spark, an all Asian, all female taiko troupe, will be performing at a fundraising dinner.
Exhibit: 9/8/12 - 11/3/12 at SAC Gallery, 175 Newbury St., Boston, MA.
Reception: Friday, 9/21/12, 6-8PM, SAC Gallery, 175 Newbury St., Boston, MA, Free.
Dinner & Taiko Drum Performance: Friday, 9/21/12, 8-10PM, Old South Church, 645 Boylston St., Boston, MA, $100 per person, $90 SAC members.
Artist Lecture & Book Signing: Saturday 9/22/12, 11AM, Old South Church, 645 Boylston St., Boston, MA, Free, Book Signing after lecture at SAC Gallery, 175 Newbury St., Boston, MA.
Lecture: Friday, 9/21/12, 1PM, UMass Boston, Wheatley Hall, 2nd floor, Room 200, Boston, MA, Free.
I was surprised to learn that the IAAS has an oral history project, From Confinement to College: Video Oral Histories of Japanese American Students During WWII.
Lecture: Tuesday, 11/13/12, 6-9PM, Wolfe Auditorium, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington St., Boston, MA, Free.