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What’s New

Story Time with the Chinatown Branch Library Series #4

Celebrate Mid-Autumn Moon Festival with CAM! Tune in virtually for Kid’s Story Time with CAM on Thursday, October 1st, 2020 @ 4pm PDT! Gather up the little ones and find a cozy spot to join along!  We are continuing our partnership with the Chinatown Branch Library to present a short story time series featuring Asian American themed stories read by Children’s Librarian, Rita Law.     

Next on the series: Miss Rita reads Round is a Mooncake by Roseanne Thong.  

Space is limited. Click here to register now!

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 info@camla.org. 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

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