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Origins: The Birth and Rise of Chinese American Communities

Start
April 28
End
December 31
Cost
$2

Origins: The Birth and Rise of Chinese American Communities is a permanent, cutting edge exhibition celebrating the growth and development of Chinese American enclaves from Downtown Los Angeles to the San Gabriel Valley.

Tuesdays through Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
This is an ongoing exhibition.

Location

Chinese American Museum
425 N. Los Angeles St.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA United States
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Upcoming Events

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350 S Grand Avenue
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2002 N. Main St.
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Free

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Japanese American National Museum
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100 N. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA United States
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$5 - $6

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