BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2405@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20100415T000000Z DTEND:20110130T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<em>The Art of Gaman</em>&nbsp\;showcases arts and crafts made by Japanese Americans in U.S. internment camps during World War II.\n\nThe exhibition features more than 120 objects\, most of which are on loan fro m former internees or their families. The display at the Renwick Gallery i ncludes several objects that have not been seen publicly\, including works by Ruth Asawa\, Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikitani\, Isamu Noguchi\, Henry Sugimoto \, and master woodworkers Gentaro and Shinzaburo Nishiura. It presents his torical context through archival photographs\, artifacts\, and documentary films. The exhibition is organized by San Francisco-based author and gues t curator Delphine Hirasuna\, and is based on her 2005 book&nbsp\;<em>The Art of Gaman</em>\, published by Ten Speed Press.\n\nThe exhibition is pre sented under the honorary patronage of The Honorable Norman Y. Mineta. Mr. Mineta\, a former Congressman\, Secretary of Transportation\, and Regent of the Smithsonian\, was interned as a child at Heart Mountain in Wyoming. \n\nSpecial exhibition galleries\, 1st floor\, Renwick Gallery\nMarch 5\, 2010 &ndash\; January 30\, 2011\n<strong>Credit</strong>\n<em>The Art of G aman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps\, 1942-1 946</em>&nbsp\;is presented at the Renwick Gallery\, with the cooperation of the Japanese American Citizens League\, San Francisco Chapter. The Jame s Renwick Alliance\, Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership\, Nion McEvoy\, and Cary Frieze provided support for the exhibition.\n\nLocation \n1661 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. (at 17th Street)\nWashington\, D.C. 20006\ nMuseum Information (recorded): (202) 633-7970\nSmithsonian Information: ( 202) 633-1000\nTTY: (202) 633-5285\nhttp://americanart.si.edu/visit/images /saam_map.pdf SUMMARY:The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Intern ment Camps\, 1942-1946 URL:/en/events/2010/04/15/the-art-of-gaman-arts-and-crafts-from-the-japanes / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR