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Opening Reception: Art and Handcrafted Objects from America’s Concentration Camps
August 24, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pmFree
SAN FRANCISCO– Exhibit Opening Reception: SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: ART AND HANDCRAFTED OBJECTS FROM AMERICA’S CONCENTRATION CAMPS Opening Reception: Thursday, August 24, 2017 4:30 – 6:00 pm Thacher Gallery | University of San Francisco Near the corner of Temescal Terrace and Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA Exhibit on View: August 21- Nov 15, 2017 Something from Nothing features over 100 objects created by incarcerated Japanese Americans during World War II. Included are handmade objects, historical artifacts, and photographs from the collection of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) as well as two contemporary art installations by Barbara Horiuchi and Marlene Iyemura. Co-presented with the National Japanese American Historical Society. This project was made possible with support from California Humanities,a nonprofit partner of the NEH. Visit calhum.org SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: ART AND HANDCRAFTED OBJECTS FROM AMERICA’S CONCENTRATION CAMPS is supported by a Humanities for All Project Grant. To find out more about Humanities for All Project Grants, visit our webpage HERE.