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REDDING– Between Two Worlds: Untold Stories of Refugees from Laos
November 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until January 13, 2019
REDDING– Untold stories of refugees from Laos (B2W) is a project of the Center for Lao Studies. B2W is made possible with the generous support from the McConnell Foundation, Turtle Bay Exploration Park, California Humanities, and Central Valley Community Foundation.
Between Two Worlds will present and juxtapose these crucial stages of refugees from Laos and multi-ethnic Lao American history through the representation of four homes. As they move physically and symbolically through each, visitors will be asked to contemplate ideas of “home” as seen through the eyes of people for whom the notion is precarious, and for those who have lived or are still living “between two world.” The exhibit highlights the ways in which the refugees from Laos migration exerted pressure on cultural norms, and how survival involved both radical loss and creative adaption.
Exhibit on view from:
Saturday, October 6, 2018, 10:00 am @ Turtle Bay Museum until Thursday, January 13, 2019, 5:00 pm @ Turtle Bay Museum
Additional dates and locations TBD.
Turtle Bay Museum
844 Sundial Bridge Drive
Redding, CA 96003
To purchase tickets, go to the Turtle Bay Museum website.
For more information, go to laostudies.org or contact Center for Lao Studies, (415) 874-5578, firstname.lastname@example.org/B2W.
This project is supported by California Humanities through an Humanities for All Project Grant.