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In July 2000, the Japanese American National Museum opened the first retrospective exhibition of Allen Say's art, titled "Allen Say's Journey: The Art and Words of a Children's Book Author." This unique and stunning exhibit opened Friday, July 28, 2000.

For more information on this fabulous exhibit, please contact the museum directly.
Japanese American National Museum
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA
Telephone: 213.625.0414
Facsimile: 213.625.1770
Web site: www.janm.org

 

Allen Say signing at the Japanese American National Museum

Allen Say signing at the Japanese American National Museum, April 14, 2002

 

Allen Say speaking at the Japanese American National Museum

The old photograph being projected on the screen behind Allen is of the Mochida family in 1942. The photo was taken by Dorothea Lange as part of the WRA project. The family was in the process of being relocated to a concentration camp.

 

Allen being interviewed by Carol Komatsuka

Allen is being interviewed by Carol Komatsuka, the vice president of external affairs at the Japanese American National Museum.

 

Hiroko Mochida, Allen Say, and Miyuki Hirano

Hiroko Mochida, Allen Say, and Miyuki Hirano. A photograph (taken by Dorothea Lange) of Hiroko and Miyuki (which Say recreated in this image) was one of the inspirations for Say's latest book, Home of the Brave.

 

Hiroko Mochida, Miyuki Hirano, Allen Say, Kay Mochida Ikuma, Mae (Satsuki) Ward, Maria Kwong (director of retail and visitor services for Japanese American National Museum)

From left to right: Hiroko Mochida, Miyuki Hirano, Allen Say, Kay Mochida Ikuma, Mae (Satsuki) Ward, Maria Kwong (director of retail and visitor services for Japanese American National Museum). The first two sisters are the girls who appear in the poster image.

 

The Mochida sisters: Hiroko, Miyuki, Kay, and Mae (Satsuki)

Just the Mochida sisters: Hiroko, Miyuki, Kay, and Mae (Satsuki).

 



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