BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3322@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20110923T000000Z DTEND:20110923T000000Z DESCRIPTION:&nbsp\;Members and friends&nbsp\;of&nbsp\;the&nbsp\;Japanese Am erican Service Committee are cordially invited to&nbsp\;the&nbsp\;JASC on Friday\, September 23\, at&nbsp\;7:30 pm&nbsp\;for an informal conversatio n with Delphine Hirasuna\, author&nbsp\;of&nbsp\;<em>The&nbsp\;Art&nbsp\;o f&nbsp\;Gaman: Arts and Crafts&nbsp\;of&nbsp\;the&nbsp\;Japanese American Internment Camps 1942-1946</em>. Ms. Hirasuna is also guest curator&nbsp\; of&nbsp\;"The&nbsp\;Art&nbsp\;ofGaman" exhibition\, which opens at&nbsp\;t he&nbsp\;Illinois&nbsp\;HolocaustMuseum &amp\; Education&nbsp\;Center&nbsp \;on September 25.\n&nbsp\;\nMs. Hirasuna will address&nbsp\;the&nbsp\;imp ortance&nbsp\;of&nbsp\;artistic expression among persons&nbsp\;of&nbsp\;Ja panese descent who were held in government-run "internment camps" during W orld War II. Using found and recycled materials\, these internees crafted objects that served both creative and practical needs.Such historically si gnificant artifacts still may be found in&nbsp\;the&nbsp\;homes&nbsp\;of&n bsp\;families in&nbsp\;Chicago's Japanese American community today.\n&nbsp \;\n"An Evening with Delphine Hirasuna" is open to&nbsp\;the&nbsp\;public without charge\; however\, we ask that you reserve your place by contactin g&nbsp\;<a href="mailto:legacy@jasc-chicago.org" target="_blank">Karen</a> &nbsp\;(773.275.0097 x222). Light refreshments will be served.\n&nbsp\;\nT he&nbsp\;exhibition based on&nbsp\;<em>The&nbsp\;Art&nbsp\;of&nbsp\;Gaman< /em>&nbsp\;will run fromSeptember 25\, 2011\, through&nbsp\;January 15\, 2 012\, at&nbsp\;theIllinois&nbsp\;Holocaust&nbsp\;Museum &amp\; Education&n bsp\;Center&nbsp\;(9603 Woods Drive\,&nbsp\;Skokie).&nbsp\; SUMMARY:The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Intern ment Camps\, 1942-1946 URL:/en/events/2011/09/23/the-art-of-gaman-arts-and-crafts-from-the-japanes / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR