The Winter Program Series returns with three brand new topics in 2022! Join us in January, February, and May and learn about Heart Mountain in the setting of the Wyoming landscape, the experiences of incarcerees with disabilities, and the role that faith played in life at Heart Mountain. Read more about these programs below.
RESCHEDULED: The final event in the Winter Program Series has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 7 at 1:00pm. Join us!
The programs are included with the admission fee for the interpretive center, or passes can be purchased for the entire season of presentations.
January 29, 2022 at 1:00pm
To the Japanese Americans at Heart Mountain, the landscape of the Bighorn Basin was an alien environment, a harsh desert far from their homes. Come explore how, throughout their time in the camp, they came to know the Wyoming landscape, and even found beauty and inspiration here.
February 26, 2022 at 1:00pm
Many of the thousands of Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II had disabilities or became disabled in the camps. Through a few of their stories, discover how Japanese Americans with disabilities navigated incarceration.
May 7, 2022 at 1:00pm
Did you know that some local religious establishments forged relationships with congregations inside the camp? Learn about the various faith practices at Heart Mountain, and how they brought unity and light to a dark period of history.