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What’s New

Changing LAndscape of the United States

A panel discussion to commemorate 50 years of this monumental point in American history and discuss its impact in Los Angeles.

Film Screening Reach Maximum Capacity

Unfortunately, we have reached maximum capacity of ‘Finding Samuel Lowe’ with Paula Madison and cannot accept anymore RSVPs.

Marketing Communications Coordinator Position Available

Join the CAM Family as our Marketing Communications Coordinator

Historic Trails, Modern Tales

Visit trails.camla.org to download a map for a self-guided tour of Chinatown.  Use your mobile device along the path and explore the histories of the community.

Current Exhibitions


Origins: The Birth and Rise of Chinese American Communities in Los Angeles


Origins: The Birth and Rise of Chinese American Communities in Los Angeles, a permanent, cutting edge exhibition celebrating the growth and development of Chinese American... Read more




This exhibit narrates Chinese immigration to the United States with an emphasis on community settlement in Los Angeles. The display is outlined into four distinct... Read more


Sun Wing Wo General Store and Herb Shop


This exhibition is a recreation of an actual store that was housed in the Garnier Building in the 1890’s. The Sun Wing Wo store opened... Read more

Qiu Deshu

Ink Painting and Construction of Contemporary Chinese Art

January 22 - March 29, 2015

Ink Painting And Construction Of Contemporary Chinese Art From Qiu Deshu’s inked paper collage to Cai Guangbin’s black and white photography inspired images, and Wang... Read more

CAM Videos

The Chinese American Museum is proud to present Untold Stories: A Community Oral History Program that highlights the stories of Chinese American extras as part of the Hollywood Chinese: The Arthur Dong Collection exhibition. The highly entertaining oral histories reveal passion and enthusiasm for Hollywood movie-making as well as their resilience in working in an industry not known for promoting diversity.

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