Manzanar National Historic Site Hosts Special Events, April 26-28, 2013

The following is a press release from the National Park Service.


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INDEPENDENCE, CA — Manzanar National Historic Site invites the public to participate in a weekend of special activities surrounding the Manzanar Committee’s 44th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage. Visitors are invited to experience art, music, dance, talks, and more. All events are free.

On Friday, April 26, the Friends of Eastern California Museum will host a public reception from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the Eastern California Museum. Located at 155 Grant Street in Independence, the museum’s exhibits include Shiro and Mary Nomura’s Manzanar collection, a centennial retrospective on the Los Angeles Aqueduct, the Norman Clyde exhibit, and the Anna and O.K. Kelly Gallery of Native American Life. The Eastern California Museum is open daily from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (see map below).

Friday and Saturday, the hours of operation for the Manzanar Visitor Center will be extended to 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM. The center offers extensive exhibits and an award-winning film, as well as special Junior Ranger activities for kids. The Manzanar History Association will host book signings by Manzanar to Mount Whitney: The Life and Times of a Lost Hiker author Hank Umemoto on Saturday and Sunday, as well as the annual Selected Artists from the Henry Fukuhara Annual Alabama Hills and Manzanar Workshop art show and sale, which runs through May 18 (click on image below to download a printable flyer).

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Manzanar NHS Hosts Special Events April 27–29, 2012, For Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

The following is a press release from the National Park Service.


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Manzanar National Historic Site invites the public to participate in a weekend of special activities surrounding the Manzanar Committee’s 43rd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the camp’s opening and the 20th anniversary of the establishment of Manzanar National Historic Site. Visitors are invited to experience art, music, dance, talks, and more. All events are free.

On Friday, April 27, the Independence Chamber of Commerce and the Friends of Eastern California Museum will host a public reception from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the Eastern California Museum in Independence. The museum’s exhibits include Shiro and Mary Nomura’s Manzanar collection, a special exhibit Personal Responsibility: The Camp Photographs of Toyo Miyatake, and the Anna and O.K. Kelly Gallery of Native American Life.

Eastern California Museum is located at 155 Grant Street in Independence, and is open daily from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Read more of this post

Manzanar Hosts Special Events April 29 – May 1 For Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

The following is a press release from the National Park Service.


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Manzanar National Historic Site invites the public to participate in a weekend of special activities surrounding the Manzanar Committee’s 42nd Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage. This year visitors will be able to experience music, paintings, speeches, a film screening, a docent talk, and a public reception. All events are free.

On Friday, April 29, the Independence Chamber of Commerce and the Friends of Eastern California Museum will host a public reception from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at the Eastern California Museum in Independence. The museum’s exhibits include Shiro and Mary Nomura’s Manzanar collection, a special exhibit 1,000 Words or More…Photogravures by Edward S. Curtis and Photographs by Andrew A. Forbes, and the Anna and O.K. Kelly Gallery of Native American Life. The Eastern California Museum is located at 155 Grant Street in Independence (see map below) and open daily 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Read more of this post

Manzanar Hosts Special Events April 23 and 24 For Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage

The following is a press release from the National Park Service.


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click on the image above.

INDEPENDENCE, CA — Manzanar National Historic Site invites the public to participate in a weekend of special activities surrounding the Manzanar Committee’s 41st Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage. This year visitors will be able to experience music, paintings, speeches, a book signing, and a public reception. All events are free.

On Friday, April 23, the Independence Chamber of Commerce and the Friends of Eastern California Museum will host a public reception from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Eastern California Museum in Independence. The museum’s exhibits include Shiro and Mary Nomura’s Manzanar collection, a special exhibit, Faces Through Time – Pioneering Women of Inyo County, and the Anna and O.K. Kelly Gallery of Native American Life. Eastern California Museum is located at 155 Grant Street in Independence and open daily 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Read more of this post

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