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September 2014

Opening Reception of “Living in Chinatown” exhibit

September 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

  CHSA Main Gallery September 6, 2014 11am to 1pm Free event, but RSVP REQUIRED (donations are welcome) Wine and cheese will be served We are unveiling a new exhibit called “Living in Chinatown: SRO,” a life-size version of the Frank Wong SRO miniature on September 6, Saturday. At the opening reception we would like to turn the spotlight on the current affordable housing debate in San Francisco. Limited resources, rising cost of rent, threat of displacement are just some of the daily…

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Afternoon with John Jung: The Chinese of the Mississippi Delta

September 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

September 13 Saturday 1pm CHSA Museum – Learning Center “Afternoon with John Jung: The Chinese of the Mississippi Delta” Join CHSA and John Jung for our September Second Saturday event as we discuss his book “Chopsticks in the Land of Cotton: Lives of Mississippi Delta Chinese Grocers.” He will speak on the social history of the lives of Chinese families in the Mississippi Delta and the role they played in their communities. What was their status in the segregated black/white…

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#Chinatown: Leland Wong’s Photographic Sketches

September 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

September 13 Saturday 2:30pm – 4pm CHSA Museum The CHSA Museum is hosting an opening reception for Leland Wong’s new exhibit #Chinatown: Leland Wong’s Photographic Sketchbook. This photo grid series spans two of decades of photography of people he comes across while walking around the neighborhood. This exhibit is part of his year-long residency project Leland Wong: Chinatown Studio. There will be dumplings and light refreshments. Leland Wong is transforming the CHSA stage gallery into a working artist’s studio. The…

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Voice and Vision Gala 2014 – Tickets on sale now

September 20
Four Seasons Hotel

Gala Info & Tickets | Honorary Committee & Sponsors | Stories in Pictures Presented by the Chinese Historical Society of America Honoring the spirit, fortitude, and enduring legacy of Chinese in America In commemoration of the Chinese Railroad Workers of the First Transcontinental Railroad Saturday, September 20, 2014 6 PM RECEPTION & SILENT AUCTION 7 PM DINNER Four Seasons Hotel 757 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94103 BLACK-TIE OPTIONAL Please reply by September 8, 2014 to CHSA, 965 Clay St,…

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