Japanese American National Museum: Common Ground: The Heart of the Community
Presented by the Japanese American National Museum
"This virtual visit will explore Common Ground: The Heart of Community, the Japanese American National Museum’s on-going core exhibition. This collections-based guided visual presentation will chronologically explore the Japanese American experience from the 1860s through the post-war era. with an emphasis on the WWII incarceration experience. Led by JANM volunteer docents and facilitators, history comes alive and participants of all ages are encouraged to build personal and human connections, think critically and engage in lifelong learning.
The mission of the Japanese American National Museum is to promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience.