Tag Archives: Japanese American Museum of San Jose

What’s new at Manzanar

Imagine visiting one of the World War II American concentration camps and actually being able to see what it looked like when Japanese Americans were incarcerated there.  Modern technology and the hard work of various organizations will soon make this … Continue reading

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Ai Love Japan: Ongoing Recovery and Relief Efforts in Northeastern Japan

Darrell Miho is a professional photographer and writer from Southern California. Darrell and  fellow photographer, Ken Matsui,   founded Ai Love Japan, an organization that documents survivor stories and provides direct aid to the people most affected by the earthquake, … Continue reading

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A Remembrance of Senator Daniel Inouye

In the wake of the passing of Senator Daniel Inouye, we heard or read a groundswell of memories about his persona, as well as his many contributions to the Japanese American community and to the country. The following remembrance of … Continue reading

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Winter Boutique 2012 Artist Closeup: E. Fukushima

Winter Boutique 2012 JAMsj will hold its annual Winter Boutique on November 10, 2012. We sat down with one of the participating boutique artisans, Emi Fukushima, and talked to her about her products and her background. Emi Fukushima Creations by … Continue reading

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Winter Boutique 2012 Artist Close up: Cynthia Sasaki

Winter Boutique 2012 JAMsj will hold its annual Winter Boutique on November 10, 2012. We sat down with one of the participating boutique artisans, Cynthia Sasaki, and talked to her about her products and background. Cynthia Sasaki Cynthia Sasaki Designs … Continue reading

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Q&A with Common Ground Exhibit Curators, Connie Young Yu and Leslie Masunaga

Connie Young Yu and Leslie Masunaga are JAMsj guest curators. They are currently working on the new JAMsj exhibit,  “Common Ground: Chinatown and Japantown, San Jose,” which will open in September of 2012. They sat down with interviewer, Nancy Yang, … Continue reading

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Heinlenville Exhibit Opens in September 2012

By Nancy Yang This September, guest curators Connie Young Yu and Leslie Masunaga will unveil a special exhibit, “Common Ground: Chinatown and Japantown, San Jose,” at JAMsj that focuses on the story of Heinlenville, San Jose’s last Chinatown. Yu is … Continue reading

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