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CAM featured in Buzzfeed Video

CAM is featured in a Buzzfeed video commemorating the 1871 Chinese Massacre

 

Historymakers Awards Gala Turned Twenty

On September 15th, we honored individuals and organizations that had made a significant impact or lasting contributions towards the advancement of the Chinese American community and beyond.  View the photos

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

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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

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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

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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

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Love and Peace: An Exhibition from the Chinese American Artists Association—A Community Gallery

Closing December 31, 2016

Love and Peace: An Exhibition from the Chinese American Artists Association—A Community Gallery explores the artistic influence of Western and Eastern styles of art within... 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...