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August 17

Dual Museum Exhibition Explores Chinese Caribbean Art – Part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA (PDF)

April 27

Chinese American Museum Dedicates Jang Family Gallery (PDF)

March 4

Lantern Festival Illuminates in Downtown L.A. (PDF)

January 19

Museum Retraces Asian American Movement (PDF)


October 24

Community Observes 145th Anniversary of Chinese Massacre in L.A. (PDF)

September 16

Chinese American Museum Raises $1 Million Toward  Expansion Plan (PDF)

March 15

Lantern Festival Illuminates in Downtown L.A. (PDF)


September 17

CAM Names Five New Historymakers for Recognition (PDF)

September 12

Author McCunn Explores APIs in Civil War (PDF)


September 25

CAM Honors History-making Innovators, Pioneers, Leaders (PDF)

August 8

Unique Exhibit Explores Art and Disabilities (PDF)

July 22

FCAM Announces 2014 Historymakers Honorees (PDF)

March 15

Sriracha, Tapatio Hot Topics in New Exhibit (PDF)

February 11

Los Angeles Lantern Festival Shines Down as Lunar New Year Observance Winds Down (PDF)


September 12

Chinese American Museum Honors Local Leaders (PDF)

May 17

Westfield Santa Anita Hosts Special Pop-up Exhibit on Chinese-American History, Curated by the Chinese American Museum (PDF)

April 11

Wong Named CAM Executive Director as Duchemin Steps Down (PDF)

March 2

Lantern Festival Glows in Downtown L.A. (PDF)


December 18

Chinese American Museum Spotlights Rise of Communities (PDF)

December 7

Chinese American Museum Exhibit Spotlights Rise of Communities: Historic Chinatown, New Chinatown, and Monterey Park (PDF)

July 24

(de) Constructing Chinatown Exhibit: The Chinese American Museum presents a new exhibition that explores notions of Los Angeles’ Chinatown as it relates to Los Angeles’ changing cultural, ethnic and architectural landscapes. (PDF)

February 21

The Chinese American Museum Celebrates the Year of the Dragon with Lantern Festival 2012! (PDF)

January 1

Breaking Ground: Chinese American Architects in Los Angeles (1945-1980) (PDF)


June 2

2011 National Art Competition Winners Announced! (PDF)

February 9

The Chinese American Museum celebrates 10 years of the Lantern Festival. (PDF)


November 16

Los Angeles’ Artist Community Respond to the Current National Debate on Immigration Reform with Newly-created Art to be Featured in a Multicollaborative Exhibition at the Chinese American Museum (PDF)

June 29

A New Exhibition at the Chinese American Museum Commemorates the Centennial Anniversary of the Opening of Angel Island Immigration Station and Urges a Collective Remembrance of History’s Lessons Amidst the Current National Debate about Immigration (PDF)

February 8

Lantern Festival 2010 offers expanded activities in response to widespread school cuts in arts and culture education amidst economic challenges. (PDF)


October 1

The Chinese American Museum Partners With Academy Award-Nominated Filmmaker Arthur Dong On A Groundbreaking Exhibition About Hollywood’s Forgotten Past (PDF)

Public Programs Calendar for Hollywood Chinese: The Arthur Dong Collection Exhibition (PDF)

June 15

Students from across the country explore themes of culture, democracy and diversity in a new summer art exhibition at CAM: National Art Competition Exhibition June 20 – Sept. 27, 2009. (PDF)

April 27

CAM Launches A New Website! (PDF)

Jan. 20

Lantern Festival 2009 To Ring In Chinese New Year With Evening Cinema, New Exhibitions And a Variety of Enriching Activity Booths! (PDF)


Dec. 18

CAM Highlights, Milestones, and Accomplishments: A Review of the Past Five Years (PDF)

Oct. 30

The Importance of Preserving Cultural History Inspires Youth Photography Exhibit at the Chinese American Museum (PDF)

Oct. 21

Historic West Coast Opening of Photography Exhibition Will Commemorate CAM’s Fifth Anniversary Celebration (PDF)

Aug. 25

12th Annual Historymakers Awards Banquet: Expanding the Dream (PDF)

July 28

First Lady Laura Bush Designates Los Angeles’ Chinatown A Preserve America Community. The Friends of the Chinese American Museum to Serve as Lead Organization to Direct Program Activities In Partnership with the Newly –Created Chinatown Coalition (PDF)

May 20

A Picture-Perfect Partnership Between the Chinese American Museum, Venice Arts and San Gabriel High School Offers Students a Hands-on Approach to Community Involvement (PDF)

Feb. 1

Seventh Annual Lantern Festival: Exhibit-inspired Watercolor Activities to Add a Colorful Splash to This Year’s Celebration (PDF)


Oct. 31

The Chinese American Museum And Auto Club Give Legendary California Painter Day in Sunshine (PDF)

Oct. 1

The 11th Annual Historymakers Awards Banquet:  Making History Today for Tomorrow (PDF)

Feb. 1

Lantern Festival 2007 (PDF)

Feb. 1

East West Bank To Donate Books to the Chinese American Museum and Southern California Chinese School Association (PDF)


Oct. 20

The Chinese American Museum Partners With El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument to Organize a Holiday Toy Drive (PDF)

Oct. 17

The Chinese American Museum And The Chinese American Citizens Alliance To Launch A Nation-Wide Art Competition (PDF)

May 1

Chinese American Museum To Host Donor Appreciation Reception (PDF)

Sept. 15

CAM Announces the Opening of Three New Exhibitions in Time for the Holiday Season (PDF)

Sept. 10

The 10th Annual Historymakers Awards Banquet: Showcasing Our Heritage: Stories, Images, Artifacts (PDF)

Feb. 1

Merging: The Art of Diana Shui-lu Wong Exhibition (PDF)

Jan. 24

Lantern Festival 2006 (PDF)

Jan. 12

New Interim Executive Director of the Chinese American Museum Announced (PDF)


Oct. 1

The Ninth Annual Historymakers Awards Banquet:  From Memories to Legacies (PDF)

May. 1

CAM Summer Lecture Series: Artist Talk with Milton Quon and Sam Lee (PDF)

Mar. 1

Milton Quon:  A Retrospective Exhibition (PDF)

Mar. 1

A Portrait of My Mother:  by Sam Boi Lee Exhibition (PDF)

Jan. 10

Lantern Festival 2005 (PDF)


Aug. 1

The Eighth Annual Historymakers Awards Banquet: The Tapestry of Dreams: Past, Present, Future (PDF)

Mar. 5

Los Angeles City Council Passes Motion for Museum Expansion (PDF)


Nov. 1

The Chinese American Museum to Celebrate Grand Opening (PDF)

Nov. 1

The Chinese American Museum Introduces a New Logo (PDF)

Jun. 10

Photo Day (PDF)

Jan. 10

Brighten Your Day with the Sights and Sounds of Lantern Festival 2003 (PDF)