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14th Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar

Saturday, October 12, 2019 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

USC Doheny Library

3550 Trousdale Pkwy | Los Angeles, CA 90089

The Chinese American Museum will be participating in the 14th Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar at USC Doheny Library. Stop by our table!

All Day. All in one Place.

Come and celebrate the diversity of stories that make Southern California such a place of discovery. At the Los Angeles Archives Bazaar, presented by L.A. as Subject and the USC Libraries, anyone with an interest in the region’s history will find something of value. A broad array of institutions and archives will have experts on hand to show off their collections and answer questions.

For up-to-date information on featured programming at the Bazaar, go to laassubject.org/archives-bazaar. Event Page. Facebook Page.

Commemorations of the Chinese Massacre of 1871

Visit the Commemoration page for detailed event information and educational resources.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 6:30-9:00 PM

Pico House

424 N Main St. | Los Angeles, CA 90012

On October 24, 1871, seventeen Chinese men including a 15-year-old boy were killed by a mob in Los Angeles. Known as the Chinese Massacre of 1871, it was the culmination of growing anti-Chinese sentiment leading to racially motivated violence. Event Page. Facebook Page. Eventbrite Page.

Encore Performance

Friday, October 25, 2019 | 3:30-5:30 PM

Scripps College Boone Recital Hall

241 E 10th St. | Claremont, CA 91711

On October 24, 1871, seventeen Chinese men including a 15-year-old boy were killed by a mob in Los Angeles. Known as the Chinese Massacre of 1871, it was the culmination of growing anti-Chinese sentiment leading to racially motivated violence. Join us for an encore performance at Scripps College. This multimedia program will feature a musical performance and reading of the names of those who passed on that fateful day. Event page. Facebook Page. Eventbrite Page.

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

Journeys

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

Lightscapes: Re-envisioning the Shanshuihua

Current Exhibition- Open until November 10, 2019

Wu Chi-Tsung, 水晶城市系列 CRYSTAL CITY SERIES, 2015, acrylic, light, and kinetic motor, courtesy of the artist. Lightscapes: Re-envisioning the Shanshuihua 光之景: 山水畫的當代想像 February 7 – November... Read more