The Chinese American Museum is celebrating the historic launch of the Anna May Wong quarter! She is the first Asian American to be featured on a US coin. Join us at CAM on Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 12pm – 3pm PDT. We’re partnering up with the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative and the Los Angeles Public Library Chinatown Branch to host a Family Day dedicated to the one and only, Anna May Wong!
- 12:00 pm: Field Elementary School Lion Dance Performance!
- 12:00–3:00 pm: Anna May Wong inspired Arts & Crafts
- 12:00–1:45 pm: Meet the muralist who painted CAM’s Anna May Wong mural, Rachel O’Donnell
- 1:00 & 2:30 pm (two timeslots): Special Edition of Kids Storytime featuring author Paula Yoo with a reading of her book, “Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story.” Following the reading is a short, kid-friendly guided museum tour.
This event is free and open to the public. Registration highly encouraged, walk-ins welcome!