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'Handcrafted Journeys: Japanese American Woodworkers In San Diego' Exhibit

Image of the Japanese Friendship Garden logo.

Above: Image of the Japanese Friendship Garden logo.

The exhibition chronicles the evolution of Japanese American woodworking from the functional objects made in the pre WWII era, through their refinement during the internment camp experience, to post-war artistic woodworks that reflect the aesthetically motivated use of traditional skills.

This exhibition pays homage to San Diego’s Japanese American woodworkers and the stories they left behind through their craft. Pieces from local collections including handmade tools made by the woodworkers to create the objects are included in the exhibition.

The Japanese Friendship Garden is excited to once again invite the Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego to exhibit at the Garden. The JAHSSD recognizes the contributions Japanese Americans have made to the San Diego region by preserving and making available artifacts, photographs, and other information chronicling their history and experiences.

For more information: visit the Japanese Friendship Garden exhibit site

Location: Japanese Friendship Garden San Diego 2125 Pan American Road East, San Diego, CA 92101 Google Map

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