Photo of New Exhibition Now Open at BIMA!

March 11 - June 12
Americans Incarcerated: A Family's Story of Social Injustice
MESA & Lovelace Galleries at BIMA

This evolving collaboration between Jan and Chris Hopkins memorializes the eviction of Japanese Americans during World War II under Executive Order 9066. The artists' visual narrative combines a variety of art forms— including figurative sculptures, Sumi ink block prints, unconventional natural materials, oil paintings—in this exploration of family ancestry, identity, and perseverance.

Tuesday, March 15 at 2pm & 7pm
smARTfilms: American Pastime
Frank Buxton Auditorium, $10 member & $12 public
Based on true events, this dramatic film depicts life inside the Topaz War Relocation Center, where baseball created an escape from the realities of unjust imprisonment. Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066. Learn more & purchase tickets here.

Tuesday, March 22 at 2pm & 7pm
smARTfilms:
Only the Brave
Frank Buxton Auditorium, $10 member & $12 public
Created from the experiences of veterans, this film captures the personal sacrifices of soldiers in the Japanese American 100th Battalion/442nd Regimental Combat Team. Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066. Learn more & purchase tickets here.

Wednesday, March 23 at 7pm
Japanese American Valor: The 100th Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and the Military Intelligence Service

Frank Buxton Auditorium, Free, registration required
Hosted by the Seattle Nisei Veterans Committee Commander, USAF Lt. Col (ret) Mike Yaguchi, this presentation and discussion dives into the history and legacy of the all Japanese American segregated military units in WWII. Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066. Learn more & register here.

Local Artist Spotlight: Now Available at the BIMA Store
Seattle-based artist Carolina Andersson creates her handmade jewelry from sterling silver and keum-boo, a Korean technique for fusing thin layers of gold to silver bases. These pieces are effortless statements that are truly one of a kind.

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Bainbridge Island Museum of Art inspires curiosity, wonder, and understanding by connecting people with the contemporary art and craft of the Puget Sound region. The art museum exhibits, interprets, preserves, collects, and promotes works of proven cultural value as well as new works by emerging artists and craftspeople. The art museum is open daily 10am-5pm. Free admission. All COVID-19 precautions can be found here.

BIMA is located in beautiful downtown Bainbridge Island, at the corner of Hwy 305 and Winslow Way; just steps away from the ferry terminal, and with easy access via public transportation or by car from the Kitsap Peninsula. Visit their site and follow them on Facebook and Instagram!

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