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What’s New

Upcoming Event: Family Day – Cyanotypes

Sunday, June 16 from 12PM – 3PM at the Chinese American Museum Courtyard

Create prints with sunlight in a hands-on activity inspired by the cyanotypes of Wu Chi-Tsung, a featured artist in Lightscapes: Reenvisioning the Shanshuihua 光之景: 山水畫的當代想像. You’ll be able to make your own cyanotype prints and visit the immersive exhibition. Admission to the museum and this public program is FREE. All materials will be provided. Visit the event page here for more information!

Upcoming Event: Nite Light – Summer Mixer

Thursday, July 19 from 7PM – 10PM at the Chinese American Museum Courtyard

Join us for a Summer evening at the museum after-hours social. Enjoy art making, music, and food in the courtyard. Admission to the museum and this adult program is FREE. Visit the event page here for more information!

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

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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