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What’s New

CAM Remembers Tyrus Wong, Beloved Friend and Inspirational Chinese American Artist

In lieu of flowers, the Wong family has asked that donations be made to CAM

Author Talk and Book Signing with Karen Ishizuka

Join us on Feb. 9th for a book talk with author Karen Ishizuka, author of “Serve the People.”

 

CAM Launches Biennial Art Competition with C.A.C.A. National

This year’s theme is “Our Community, Our Future.”

Historic Trails, Modern Tales

New sites were added to our historic trails.  Visit trails.camla.org for a self-guided tour of Chinatown.  Use your mobile device along the path and explore the histories of the community.

Current Exhibitions

Roots: Asian American Movements in Los Angeles 1968-80s

Who is “Asian American”? How did we come into this shifting and expansive idea? Contrary to popular perception, it is an identity defined out of... Read more

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

On-going

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

Journeys

On-going

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

On-going

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

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.

Watch more on Youtube...