Education in Exile

Student Experience at Rohwer Relocation Center

Education in Exile: Student Experience at Rohwer Relocation Center is third in the Butler Center's series of exhibitions exploring the Japanese American experience in World War II Arkansas. Partially curated by students throughout the state, Education in Exile offers a unique perspective into the school systems at Rohwer and Jerome, the two Japanese American incarceration centers in Arkansas. Student-selected works of art from the Butler Center's Rosalie Santine Gould - Mabel Jamison Vogel collection illustrate what life was like for students living behind the barbed wire at Rohwer and Jerome.

January 12 - June 30, 2018

FREE and open to the public

Exhibition hours:
Monday - Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Opening reception:
Friday, January 12, 5:00 p.m.

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Concordia Hall Gallery
401 President Clinton Avenue

Rohwer Camp #41

Rohwer Camp #41
c. 1943

Guided Tours

The Butler Center is pleased to offer funding for tour groups through a grant from the National Park Service. Tours are offered for groups of adults and children. For more information about scheduling a tour, please contact Kim Sanders, Confinement Sites Interpreter.

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