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Only the Oaks Remain: The Story of Tuna canyon Detention Station

October 22, 2017–January 10, 2018

Only the Oaks Remain tells the true stories of those targeted as dangerous enemy aliens and imprisoned in the Tuna Canyon Detention Station, located in the Tujunga neighborhood of Los Angeles, by the US Department of Justice during World War II.

This project was organized by the Tuna Canyon Detention Station Coalition; funded, in part, by a grant from the US Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program; and sponsored by the San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center.

American Obon: Dancing in Joy and Rememberance

July 29–October 15, 2017

American Obon traces the development of bon odori in North America through archival photographs, audio, and rare video footage on loan from the Iwanaga family, dance scholar Linda Akiyama, and Buddhist Churches of America.

Yellow Terror: The Collections and Paintings of Roger Shimomura

February 5–July 16, 2017

This powerful exhibition is a rare opportunity to view Roger Shimomura’s artwork alongside his extensive collection of memorabilia and objects depicting racial stereotypes of Asians and Asian Americans.