Adult Programs

ROM Daytime: Being Japanese Canadian: reflections on a broken world

Discover ground breaking research and fascinating advances in art, culture, and nature as our experts share their cutting edge work in this engaging series of daytime lectures.

Free with Museum Admission.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm   Lecture in Eaton Theatre
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm     Coffee, Tea & Treats in Theatre Rotunda
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm     Gallery Visit with Introductory Remarks

Note: Assistive listening devices and American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation are available on request. ASL interpretation requires three weeks advance notice. Please email to request the service.

ROM Daytime Group Experience
Groups of 20 or more are invited to register at discounted rate. Please email ROM Group Sales: Find out more about group visits.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Being Japanese Canadian: reflections on a broken world

Reiko, Alberta 1945 by Lillian Michiko Blakey, acrylic on canvas, 2009. Photo credit: Nikkei National Museum, 2013.57.1.6.

Explore the ROM original exhibition Being Japanese Canadian: reflections on a broken world through the eyes of curators Bryce Kanbara and Katherine Yamashita. Designed as a series of artworks interspersed throughout the ROM’s Sigmund Samuel Gallery of Canada, Being Japanese Canadian explores multi-generational responses to the exile, dispossession, and internment of Canadian citizens of Japanese descent during the 1940s.

Speakers: Bryce Kanbara & Katherine Yamashita

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  • Thursday, March 7, 2019, 11:00 am - 1:15 pm


Royal Ontario Museum
Lecture held in the Eaton Theatre
Level 1B

Michael Lee Chin Bloor Street Entrance ►