This powerful exhibit stands as a stark reminder of what happens when a good but uninformed citizenry stand silent as they collide with an autocratic government. Come and find out how you can be informed, involved, and a strong part of the solution as we watch history repeating itself.
For the full experience, see both films, and hear all of the speakers.
INCARCERATION THEN AND NOW: WHAT CAN WE LEARN?
Featuring The Architecture of Internment: Buildup to Wartime Incarceration
LOCATIONS AND SCHEDULE
NEWPORT, ATONEMENT LUTHERAN CHURCH 2315 North Coast Highway
* August 4,6,7,8, Exhibits 10-5 p.m.
* August 4 2-4 PM; Opening Speakers’ Panel: Rep. David Gomberg & Solea Kabakov, “Immigrant incarceration in Oregon today”
* August 5: Exhibits 12-5 p.m.
NEWPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY, MCENTEE ROOM 35 NW Nye Street
* August 6, 7-9 p.m.
* Film and discussion: 14: Dred Scott, Wong Kim Ark and Vanessa Lopez
WALDPORT, MOOSE LODGE 250 NW John Street
* August 13, Exhibits 1-5 p.m.
* August 14, Exhibits 11-7 p.m.
* Film and Discussion: Cats of Mirikitani, 2-4 p.m.
* Japanese Dinner 5-7 p.m. $6.50 per person
* August 15, Exhibits 11-5 p.m. Speakers 2-3:30 p.m.
* Newport residents & siblings Winnie Payne and Earnie Bell share
their experiences living as children in an incarceration camp
YACHATS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 360 7TH Street
* August 16-18 Exhibits 10-5 p.m.
* August 18 2-4 p.m. Film and discussion: 14: Dred Scott, Wong Kim Ark and Vanessa Lopez
* August 19 Exhibits 12-5
* August 19 2-4 Closing Speakers’ Panel: Sandy Tsuneyoshi Ph.D. and ACLU spokesperson, “Moving forward: toward a more inclusive Oregon.”
* All speakers’ panels and films followed by discussions.