The Nikkei National Museum (NNM) is an integral part of the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in Burnaby, BC. Our mission is to honour, preserve, and share Japanese Canadian history and culture for a better Canada. The museum presents a mix of historical exhibits, cultural exhibits and contemporary art. In general, the NNM presents art exhibits featuring two to four artists. Exhibits are planned up to three years in advance.
Artists at all levels, including curators, collectives and organizations are invited to submit a written proposal by mail to Director-Curator, Nikkei National Museum, 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC V5E 4M7. Proposals may be for exhibitions, performances, residencies, collaborations, and special projects. Proposals can involve any medium and may include proposals for off-site venues, public art, even virtual spaces.
Please feel free to contact the gallery with any questions you may have or to discuss your proposal. Projects are considered on an ongoing basis. Allow eight weeks for response.
The gallery features 1,000 sq. ft. (approximately 100 square metres) of open exhibition space, 11 ft ceilings, white walls, carpeted floor, track lighting. The space has two concrete pillars and several doors which enter the space.
Please include in your proposal:
1. Contact info: name, address, telephone and email
2. Project description
3. Support materials and/or other documentation
5. Self-addressed stamped envelope with sufficient postage if return of materials is requested.