CAM in the News


We invite you to read about CAM’s headline-making events, exhibits and happenings as covered by various mainstream and ethnic media organizations.


October 27

Los Angeles is planning a memorial to commemorate one of the worst attacks on Chinese people in the US – KYMA

October 26

1871 Anti-Asian Hate Incident Compels Apology, $2M – Rafu Shimpo

The 1871 Chinese Massacre and why ‘their lives didn’t matter then’ – Annenberg Media (

October 24

The 1871 Los Angeles Chinese massacre still resonates today – Los Angeles Times (

October 22

Assemblywomen Carrillo Champions $2 Million for a Chinese American Museum, Unity Garden

L.A. groups commemorate 1871 massacre that killed 10% of city’s Chinese community (

October 21

A Mob Killed A Tenth of LA’s Chinese Population. 150 Years Later, There’s A Push To Remember. | LAist

October 15

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Chinese Massacre of 1871 | The Source (

October 7

The forgotten history of an 1871 race riot in Los Angeles’ Chinatown | UCLA

June 10

Dr. Gay Yuen Named Human Relations Commissioner (PDF)

May 6

The News with Shepard Smith: Remembering the Chinese Massacre of 1871



February 19

Remapping LA in Guernica

Artists Create Contemporary Take on Ancient Art Form [Lightscapes]


December 14

Circles and Circuits: An Overdue Reckoning with Chinese Contributions to Modern and Contemporary Caribbean Art in American Quarterly

October 5

Revisiting Circles and Circuits in ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America

September 18

Circuits of Culture: Caribbean Art in the Latin American Diaspora in X-TRA

August 31

Hip-Hop as Resistance: Exhibition Explores Contributions by Asian-Americans in KCET Artbound

August 31

New exhibit highlights hip hop’s influence on Asian Americans

June 7

Opening the Doors of Hip-Hop: Chinese American Museum Exhibit Highlights the Role Asian Americans Have Played in the Art Form

March 21

Art imitating life: An exploration of the Chinese Caribbean diaspora


December 22

Pacific Standard Time turns to one overlooked group in Latin America: Asian immigrants

November 21

Chinese American Museum Awarded Eastside Arts Initiative Grant for Exhibition on Asian Pacific Americans in Hip Hop

October 30

Tracing Circles and Circuits | Panorama

October 19

Pacific Standard Time LA/LA: photo essay #03

Pacific Standard Time LA/LA: ensayo fotográfico #03

September 20

Two Museums Tackle the Chinese Caribbean Connection

September 15

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA – the arts festival without borders

August 17

Cuban Art & Artists in “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA”

July 20

7 Experiences not to Miss during Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA

July 1

PST: LA/LA presents Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art

January 28

Before Asian Americans could be ‘woke,’ they had to shed the ‘Oriental’ label

January 24

What Today’s Protesters Can Learn From the History of L.A.’s Asian-American Movement

January 5

Getty Foundation Project Weaves U.S. Latino Art with Latin American Art


October 28

New York Times

October 27

Impact of Chinese Massacre Still Felt 145 Years Later

October 25

8sian Media – CommunityNews LA 1027

October 24

Candlelight vigil held to commemorate LA Chinatown Massacre in 1871

October 21

Commemorating LA’s Chinese Massacre, possibly the worst lynching in US history

May 2

Sneak Peek at the Biggest Art Event in Southern California History – Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA

March 31

The Getty Foundation is Funding an Unprecedented Number of SoCal Latino & Latin America-themed Art Exhibits for 2017


Jan. 9

For 35 years, photographer Corky Lee has been chronicling the Asian-American Experience (Ventura County Star) (PDF)


Dec. 28

Chinese American Museum Nods to Past, Looks to Future (The Los Angeles Times) (PDF)

Dec. 12

Chinese American Museum Taps News Photographer Corky Lee for Anniversary Show (Downtown News) (PDF)

Nov. 13

88 Photos from Corky Lee at the Chinese American Museum (Chinese Daily News) (PDF)

Nov. 13

Celebrating CAM’s Fifth Anniversary (Sing Tao Daily) (PDF)

Aug. 1

Chinese American Museum Helps San Gabriel High School Students Capture Community (Alhambra Chamber of Commerce) (PDF)

May 30

Community in Focus (San Gabriel Valley Tribune) (PDF)

May 29

High School Students Reflect their Community Through Lens (Chinese L.A Daily News) (PDF)

May 29

San Gabriel High School Students Gain Insight Through Photography Classes (The China Press) (PDF)