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RICHMOND–Between Two Worlds: Untold Stories of Refugees from Laos
March 7, 2020 @ 5:00 am – 8:00 am
An event every week that begins at 5:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2020
RICHMOND–Opening on February 22 at The Richmond Museum of History, the traveling exhibit Between Two Worlds will present and juxtapose crucial stages of refugees from Laos and multi-ethnic Lao American history through the representation of four homes. As they move physically and symbolically through each, visitors will be asked to contemplate ideas of “home” as seen through the eyes of people for whom the notion is precarious, and for those who have lived or are still living “between two worlds.” The exhibit highlights the ways in which the refugees from Laos migration exerted pressure on cultural norms, and how survival involved both radical loss and creative adaptation.
Opens: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Closes: Friday, May 29, 2020
Richmond Museum of History
400 Nevin Ave
Richmond, CA 94801
Museum hours: Wednesday—Sunday, 1-4pm. $5 for adults, $3 for seniors/students over 12, kids under 12 are free.
This exhibit is supported by California Humanities through a Humanities for All Project Grant .