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October 24, 2017
The Story of “The Gift of Dolls”

At the opening of “The Gift of Dolls” at the Rochester Museum & Science Center on Sept. 30, 2017, visitors reflected on the U.S.-Japanese friendships central to the exhibition. An interview between mother and son, Annelise and Xavier, discusses his...

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October 24, 2017
“In this world, in this world with so much death and destruction, I was so touched to see you care about this little cat…”

At the opening of “The Gift of Dolls” at the Rochester Museum & Science Center on Sept. 30, 2017, visitors reflected on U.S.-Japanese Friendship, central to the exhibition’s story. In this interview, Janis Hyland shares a story of cultural understanding...

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October 23, 2017
“The only way to world peace is through people-to-people exchanges…”

At the opening of “Gift of Dolls” at the Rochester Museum Science Center on Sept. 30, 2017, visitors reflected on citizen diplomacy and the exchange of dolls between the U.S. and Japan celebrated in the exhibit. Kate Bennett discusses how...

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October 23, 2017
Cousins Nancy and Mike reflect on citizen diplomacy

At the opening of “The Gift of Dolls” at the Rochester Museum & Science Center on Sept. 30, 2017, visitors reflected on citizen diplomacy in their lives. In this interview, cousins Nancy and Mike discuss the family influences that led...