President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942. The Day of Remembrance is observed to remember the forced incarceration of some 120,000 Japanese-Americans during WWII and its impact.
Admission to the museum is free this weekend and we will offer docent tours featuring our Wendy Maruyama: E.O. 9066 exhibit at 1 p.m. on both days.
Exhibit-related programming for Wendy Maruyama: E.O. 9066 was made possible with support from the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program at the California State Library: