The WWII JAPANESE AMERICAN INTERNMENT MUSEUM will celebrate six years of serving the community at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 13. The public is cordially invited, as well as teachers and students.
Meet Nancy Chikaraishi and some of her art collection. All paintings pertain to Internment during WWII. Her work will displayed through mid-July.
Meet Chris Soentpiet (pronounced: soon-peet), award-winning illustrator of many children’s books. Chris is illustrator of ‘So Far from the Sea,” based on Manzanar Camp in California. He will give a brief summary of this book and be around for a book signing.
A Pilgrimage from California will be in attendance, with many former internees from the camps in Arkansas as well as other camps.
Refreshments will follow the program. For more information, please call the museum 870-222-9168.