The Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds is hosting a Memorial Day event next month to commemorate the signing of Executive Order 9066. The order began the incarceration of people of Japanese descent.
Cascadia will commemorate this day on Saturday February 20 and will also celebrate the last day of the Kenjiro Nomura, American Modernist: The Journey of an Issei Artist exposure.
You are invited to participate in this day full of events, performances, workshops and dishes in honor of Japanese Americans. The lineup and schedule of events includes Japanese Taiko drumming, a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, poetry reading, flower arrangements, music, a Japanese calligraphy demonstration and workshop, and food trucks.
Tickets are available online or at the door, and guests are welcome to come and go throughout the day. Buy your tickets here. Your receipt contains a link for a physical ticket with a barcode. You will have to present it at the front door.
For seated-only events, the Cascadia Art Museum requires proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test within the past 72 hours for visitors 12 and older. Masks are mandatory inside the museum.
The Cascadia Art Museum is located at 190 Sunset Ave. S.
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