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What’s New

CAM will be on KABC/ABC7 on the 4th of July!

Tune in at 7pm PDT, Los Angeles Local Station Channel 7 on July 4th to catch CAM’s segment on Grand Park + The Music Center’s 4th of July Block Party: Home Edition. If you do not receive KABC Channel 7, you can also watch the broadcast live online at 

The celebration will continue online from 8-10pm PDT on YouTube here.


Commemorating Vincent Chin

On June 23, 2020, CAM hosted a panel discussion commemorating Vincent Chin’s legacy and the impact he had on the Asian American community. To watch the full panel discussion, click on the link here.

Dear CAM Visitors…

LA County has allowed museums to reopen as of 6/12. We are currently carefully planning the much-anticipated reopening of our Museum with your health and safety as our top priority. Please continue to check our website and follow us on social media for a date of our reopening.

We are Hiring!

The Chinese American Museum is looking for you to join our team.

To view all open positions, please click here.

Racial Justice for all Americans

The Friends of the Chinese American Museum stand in solidarity with the African American community in the fight for justice and liberation. We must combat the anti-Blackness that exists in our communities and work as partners toward dismantling white supremacy. We mourn the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and the countless other Black lives that have been lost to racism and police brutality. (more)

A Notice to Our Supporters

Following directives from local, state, and federal governments, the staff will not be in the office. We will not be able to check our mailbox daily. Any communications via physical mail is expected to be delayed. If you need assistance, please call 213.485.8484 or email We apologize for any inconvenience.

Current Exhibitions

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

Permanent Exhibition

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


Permanent Exhibition

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

Permanent Exhibition

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