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Creating Connections Lecture Series | Power of Artifacts of Incarceration: Japanese American Experience with Noriko Sanefuji

  • Phone: (607) 937-5386
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Join us for a special evening with Noriko Sanefuji as she delves into Japanese American history through the lens of powerful artifacts.

Guests will also have an opportunity to view the Museum’s special exhibition, Resilience—A Sansei Sense of Legacy, an exhibition of eight artists whose work reflects on the effect of Executive Order 9066 as it resonates from generation to generation.

Noriko Sanefuji is a Museum Specialist at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Her areas of focus are Japanese American history and culture, and Asian Pacific Americans. Over the fifteen years at the Smithsonian, she has worked on the preservation of Asian Pacific American history and culture, organizing relevant public programs and the collection of artifacts. She is the co-curator of “Righting a Wrong: the Japanese American Experience in World War II” (2017). Other exhibits include traveling SITES exhibition on “Righting a Wrong: the Japanese American Experience in World War II” (2019); “Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the Japanese American Nisei Soldiers of World War II” (2014); Sweet and Sour: The Americanization of the Chinese Restaurant” (2010); “Creating Hawai’i” (2009); “Barriers to Bridges: Asian American Immigration” (2008). She worked on various capacities such as curator, researcher, educator program producer and docent coordinator. She has been producing Museum’s Day of Remembrance program for the last 10 plus year.

Creating Connections Lecture Series | Power of Artifacts of Incarceration: Japanese American Experience with Noriko Sanefuji
  • The Rockwell Museum: A Smithsonian Affiliate
  • 111 Cedar Street
  • Corning, NY 14830
  • February 29, 2024 to February 29, 2024
  • Members: Free, Not-Yet-Members: $10

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The Rockwell Museum: A Smithsonian Affiliate

111 Cedar Street
Corning, NY 14830
(607) 937-5386

COVID-19 Update: The Museum is open. Please visit our Health & Safety page to learn about our current guidelines and visitor experience:  https://rockwellmuseum.org/health/

Regular hours: Open daily, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer Hours (Memorial Day – Labor Day): 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Kids/Teens (17 & Under) Free

More than a museum – The Rockwell is a unique community center where people enjoy, connect, and reflect on the essence of the American experience, character, and values through the eyes of American artists. The Rockwell Museum is the only Smithsonian Affiliate in Upstate New York.

Housed within Corning’s Historic City Hall, The Rockwell explores the evolution of being American through the eyes of American artists. With up to three spotlight exhibitions throughout the year and an ever-evolving collection, there’s always something new to see and experience.

Collection Highlights:

·         Modern and Contemporary Art

·         Masterworks of Remington & Russell

·         American Landscapes from the Hudson River School

·         Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Objects & Modern Art

·         Taos Society of Artists

·         American Illustrations and Prints

·         Wildlife Art

·         Southwestern Pottery and Ceramics

Upgrade to a Combination Ticket to include a visit to Corning Museum of Glass and save up to 10%! A free shuttle travels between both locations throughout the day.