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To commemorate the upcoming 75th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese American National Museum presents Under a Mushroom Cloud: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Atomic Bomb, organized in partnership with the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.The exhibition will include a special display of artifacts belonging to atomic bomb victims. The reopening date of this exhibit is dependent on L.A. County guidelines.
Incorporating hundreds of objects, documents, and photographs, this exhibition chronicles 130 years of Japanese American history, beginning with the early days of the Issei pioneers through the World War II incarceration to the present. Among the artifacts on display is a Heart Mountain barracks, an original structure saved and preserved from the concentration camp in Wyoming. The reopening date of this exhibit is dependent on L.A. County guidelines.
Transcendients: Heroes at Borders is a contemporary art exhibition by Taiji Terasaki, in collaboration with the Japanese American National Museum, that honors individuals who advocate and fight for those who face discrimination, prejudice, and inequality at borders both real and imagined. The reopening date of this exhibit is dependent on L.A. County guidelines.