This fall, join the Burnaby Village Museum for an interactive online sessions to learn about the history of Japanese Canadians in Burnaby.
Celebrations of Life and Love: Ceramic Works of Thomas Kakinuma
Tuesday, October 12, 7:00pm, 1.5 hours
Online via Zoom: https://burnaby-ca.zoom.us/j/61158635276
Debra Sloan focuses on the life and work of UBC professor and Burnaby resident, Thomas Kakinuma, who was a celebrated, award-winning, and internationally recognized ceramicist known for his intriguing mid-century pieces, charismatic animal sculptures and return to Japanese aesthetics through his post-war practice. We encourage you to bring and ask questions of the speakers during his interactive session.
Japanese Gardens of the West Coast
Thursday, October 14, 7:00pm, 1.5 hours
Online via Zoom: https://burnaby-ca.zoom.us/j/69651225332
Speaker Raymond Nakamura digs into the roots of the fuki plants grown by Japanese Canadian community in Burnaby and dips into the Japanese Canadian customs behind the Ofuro (Japanese Bathhouse). We encourage you to bring and ask questions of the speakers during his interactive session.