442 Graphic Novel Talk and Drawing Workshop with Rob Sato

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Saturday July 27

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2:00 PM  –  4:00 PM

Enjoy a talk between the authors of 442, a graphic novel by Koji Steven Sakai and Phinneas Kiyomura, who, along with artist Rob Sato, will discuss their collaboration process. Following the discussion, we invite you to participate in a drawing workshop for all skill levels; materials will be provided.

442 follows Hiro, a young man incarcerated at the Manzanar concentration camp during World War II who volunteers for the 442nd Regimental Combat Team (RCT) and joins the battle to rescue the “Lost Battalion.” The 442nd RCT was a segregated unit of Japanese Americans who became the most highly decorated military unit for their size and duration of service.

This program is free, but seating is limited. RSVPs are strongly recommended using the form below.

Presented in partnership with Go For Broke National Education Center.

442 is available at the JANM Store.


If you RSVP’d, we recommend you arrive early. Seats are first come, first serve. We will begin seating at 1:30 p.m. There will be a stand-by line starting at 1:40 p.m. Unclaimed seats will be released at 1:55 p.m.