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Textured Lives: Japanese Immigrant Clothing from the Plantations of Hawai`i

8/18/2012 - 10/15/2012
Center for Cultural Fluency
Japanese American National Museum- 100 North Central Avenue Los Angeles, California 90012

Native Voices First Look Series


Hours: Please refer to the website for current museum hours.

Price: Adults $9.00, Students (with ID), and Youth (6-17) $5.00

Description: The experiences of early Issei in Hawai`i are revealed and illuminated through exquisite examples of kimono adapted for life and labor on Hawai`i’s plantations. The exhibition interweaves these priceless textiles from the National Museum’s Permanent Collection with rare oral histories and moving images, photographs, and expert video commentary by scholar Barbara Kawakami.