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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Hawaii Museum Association Event 3/23/12


Exhibition Critique:
Pearl Harbor’s WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument Galleries

Friday, March 23, 2012
View galleries 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Critique Session 6:00 to 7:00 pm
in the Pearl Harbor Memorial Theater

In December 2010, the National Park Service opened its new exhibition at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. Included in the displays on the 1941 Japanese attack are the voices of Hawai'i residents. This critique will examine the exhibit from different perspectives—three museum professionals will offer evaluations while National Park Service staff respond & describe the challenges they faced.

  • Tom Klobe, Founding Director, University of Hawai‘i Art Gallery
  • Barbara Moir, Education and Operations Curator, Lyman Museum
  • Paul DePrey, Superintendent, WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument
  • Eileen Martinez, Chief of Education & Interpretation, WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument
  • Moderator: Karen Kosasa, Director, Museums Studies Graduate Certificate Program, UH Manoa

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