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Wing Luke Museum Reopens!

October 2020, Volume 70, Issue 9

The Wing Luke Museum reopened on October 7 to limited capacity and hours. They are now open Wednesday -Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm. Online tickets purchased in advance are highly recommended. Learn more about the updated safety measures and how to plan a visit safely at: www.wingluke.org/welcome-back.

You can also join virtually at Book-O-Rama/Shop-O-Rama, all via Zoom and all free events! The Museum is featuring several authors with books on the Japanese American experience, but you are welcome to join for any or all events!

The books featured are:

  • Spirited Stone: Lessons from Kubota’s Garden on Nov. 7
  • My Name is Not Viola by Lawrence Matsuda and Displacement by Kiku Hughes (graphic novel), both books about the incarceration during WWII on Nov. 14
  • My Unforgotten Seattle, by Ron Chew, about his work in Seattle's CID; children’s picture book authors and illustrators on Dec. 5th
  • Be Water My Friend: The Teachings of Bruce Lee by Shannon Lee and Sifu, Friend and Big Brother by Doug Palmer, a former Bruce Lee student, also on Dec. 5th.


In addition, the Museum will hold a Bruce Lee 80th Anniversary weekend with a raffle for Bruce Lee memorabilia with autographs by Shannon Lee on Nov. 28; and on Nov. 29th, an Asian American Santa Gift Set and a special presentation by Santa himself (with proceeds to go to Mary’s Place). Visit the museum www.wingluke.org/Holidays  for more info!

And if you missed the Fighting for America videos from Seattle Channel featuring NVC’s Shiro Kashino and Frank Nishimura, you can find those videos and more at www.digitalwingluke.org/programs.