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425 N. Los Angeles St.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA United States
April 2018
April 4 - June 30
Chinese American Museum, 425 N. Los Angeles St.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA United States

Origins: The Birth and Rise of Chinese American Communities

A permanent exhibition celebrating the growth and development of Chinese American enclaves from Downtown Los Angeles to the San Gabriel Valley. Ongoing Exhibition Tuesdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Adults – $3, Seniors and Students – $2, Members – Free Sponsor: Chinese American Museum

April 4 - June 30
Chinese American Museum, 425 N. Los Angeles St.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA United States

Journeys

A narration of Chinese immigration to the U.S. with an emphasis on community settlement in Los Angeles. The exhibition is outlined into four distinct time periods: each period is defined by an important immigration law and event, accompanied by a brief description and a short personal story about a local Chinese American and their experiences in that particular historical period. Ongoing Exhibition Tuesdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Adults – $3, Seniors and Students – $2, Members –…

April 4 - June 30
Chinese American Museum, 425 N. Los Angeles St.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA United States

Sun Wing Wo General Store and Herb Shop

A recreation of an actual store that was housed in the Garnier Building in the 1890’s. The Sun Wing Wo store opened in 1891 and remained in this building until 1948. The store was a multi-purpose space that showed how self-sufficient the Chinese were, and had to be, due to racism and discrimination, while also being responsive to the needs of their community. Even though the store predominantly served the Chinese, people from every facet of society also came to…

May 2018
May 18 - November 4
Chinese American Museum, 425 N. Los Angeles St.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA United States

Don’t Believe the Hype: LA Asian Americans in Hip Hop

A look into hip hop in the greater Los Angeles region as a site of resistance, refuge, and reinvention for today’s Asian American communities. The exhibition will include site-specific murals as immersive environments by famed hip hop graffiti and mural artists as well as paintings, photographs, audio/video installations and historical ephemera. Adults – $3, Seniors and Students – $2, Members – Free Tuesdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sponsor: Chinese American Museum


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