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What’s New

Watch our First Digital Workshop on YouTube

Watch the live recording of our Digital Poetry Reading and Cut Paper Workshop featuring Bovey Lee and Stephanie Burt on YouTube. This workshop was recorded on Thursday, May 14th 2020 in celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month and the Big Read 2020.

Museum Closed

The Chinese American Museum prioritizes the safety and health of our guests and visitors. In keeping with the recommendations of local, state, and national agencies, CAM is temporarily closed to the public.

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