Something from Nothing: Art and Handcrafted Objects from America’s Concentration Camps

August 21 – November 15, 2017

Something from Nothing features over 100 objects created by incarcerated Japanese Americans during World War II. Included are handmade objects, historical artifacts, and photographs from the collection of the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) as well as two contemporary art installations by Barbara Horiuchi and Marlene Iyemura. Co-presented with the National Japanese American Historical Society.

This project is made possible with support from California Humanities, a nonprofit partner of the NEH.

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