Nikkei Memory Capture Project Exhibition Launch

Lethbridge, AB– Join Galt guest curators Darren Aoki (University of Plymouth), Carly Adams (University of Lethbridge), and the Nikkei Memory Capture Project Team for a talk and activities to launch this special three-month exhibition exploring representations of Japanese-Canadians in southern Alberta through 20th century local press coverage.

Event Schedule

  • Welcome and 'Stop the Presses' Exhibition Launch Keynote - Address: Dr. Carly Adams (Centre for Oral History and Tradition), Dr. Darren J. Aoki (Plymouth University, History)

  • Nikka Yuko 50 Promotion - Michelle Day (Executive Director)

  • James Phelan 'Building a Japanese Garden' with Mr. Tosh Kanashiro (Japanese Garden 1967 Committee, City of Lethbridge)

  • Japanese Sake Tasting led by James Phelan - sake generously donated by Nikka Yuko Japanese-Canadian Friendship Garden

  • Memory Capture Booth

This exhibit shines a light on the value of youth, creativity and the spirit of community collaboration. “We’re excited to provide a space for young Indigenous voices to be part of the discussion of what this 150th anniversary means from different perspectives”, says Galt Community Program Coordinator Janae Redrgrave. This Special Program is presented in partnership with the Galt Museum & Archives.  There is no charge for admission to the event on Sun JUL 09 at 1:30 pm at the Galt Museum.

Graham RuttanComment