October 15, 2016–January 15, 2017
Captain Hardy and the Black Ship Scroll shares how Commodore Perry’s diplomatic mission opened this long-secluded country to the outside world. This project was funded, in part, by a grant from the Oregon Heritage Commission.
July 7–September 25, 2016
Unsettled/Resettled recalls the resettlement experience of the families and individuals who found lodging at the Seattle Japanese Language School from 1945 until 1959, when it operated as a temporary hostel. Developed by the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington, this traveling exhibit made its Portland debut at the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center before heading to the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.
February 11–June 19, 2016
The exhibit features a selection of images from federal photographer Russell Lee’s documentation of Japanese American farm labor camps near the towns of Nyssa, Oregon, and Rupert, Shelley, and Twin Falls in Idaho.