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february, 2019

sat02feb(feb 2)10:00 ammon05aug(aug 5)5:30 pmBeing Japanese Canadian: reflections on a broken world at the Royal Ontario MuseumEXHIBITION(february 2) 10:00 am - (august 5) 5:30 pm Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON M5C 26CRegion:Greater Toronto & HamiltonCity:Toronto

Event Details

Encounter personal perspectives on the exile, dispossession, and internment of Japanese Canadians during the 1940s through a series of artworks interspersed throughout the Sigmund Samuel Gallery of Canada. This installation features contemporary artists who experienced this history first hand, and those who grapple with their parents and grandparents’ experiences. Being Japanese Canadian prompts us to reflect on the long-lasting ramifications of this historical Canadian injustice, and what it means to be Canadian today.

Time

February 2 (Saturday) 10:00 am - August 5 (Monday) 5:30 pm

Location

Royal Ontario Museum

100 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON M5C 26C

Organizer

Royal Ontario Museuminfo@rom.on.ca 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON M5C 26C

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