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Family Art Workshop: Roots: Asian Americans Movement in Los Angeles, 1968-1980’s

April 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am3:00 pm

Free

ROOTS: ASIAN AMERICANS MOVEMENT IN LOS ANGELES, 1968-1980s is a survey of the constellation of individuals, institutions, and campaigns that informed a new Asian American identity in Los Angeles during this time. The exhibition will share of the stories of individuals and organizations that came together to serve the needs of the Asian Pacific Islander (API) American community, focusing on the watershed year of 1968 and the following decades that are known as the API Civil Rights Movement. Chinese American Museum (CAM) will host an art workshop for families based on this exhibit. Visitors will participate in the real-time production of protest art such as signs, banners, posters, and other printed materials to convey a particular cause or message.

April 9, 2017, 11:00am–3:00pm
Chinese American Museum
@ El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument
425 N. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Admission is FREE. Parking information can be found at http://elpueblo.lacity.org/GeneralInformation/Parking/index.htm

For more information, contact Michael Truong, Director of Education and Programs, 213.473.5306 or email educator@camla.org

ROOTS: ASIAN AMERICANS MOVEMENT IN LOS ANGELES, 1968-1980s is a Community Stories funded project. To learn more about California Humanities grantmaking programs, please visit us HERE.

Details

Date:
April 9, 2017
Time:
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Chinese American Museum
425 N. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Phone:
213.473.5306
Website:
http://camla.org/