Enhance your trip to San Francisco Chinatown with one of our educational programs. These programs provide an in-depth exploration of the Chinese Historical Society of America Museum, as well as utilize Chinatown as an educational learning space.
Listed below are the types of programming that we offer. All programs are about an hour long. (Programs can be modified and extended if desired; price would adjust accordingly).
Docent Tour: Groups would have the presence of a docent while they explore the museum’s gallery. Docent will provide an in-depth explanation of the artifacts found in the Chinese American Exclusion/Inclusion exhibition. The tours last 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Tours are available for groups 10 or more. Individual tours are capped at 30 people. Bigger groups will be divided. This process ensures a safe and engaging tour for everyone. If you are an individual or part of a small party, we offer docent tours to the general public the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month. You can reserve a spot here.
Chinatown Tour: Through storytelling and the engagement of senses, tour the crowded streets and alleys of San Francisco Chinatown with a knowledgeable guide. You’ll learn about the historic and cultural development of this community, the reasons behind Chinatown’s distinctive architecture, and the social significance of the neighborhood. The tour lasts 90 minutes to 2 hours.
Walking tours are available for groups 10 or more. Individual tours are capped at 30 people. Bigger groups will be divided. This process ensures a safe and engaging tour for everyone.
Workshop Facilitation: Groups will have the opportunity to participate in a workshop in which a specific topic/theme will be explored. After the workshop, individuals will have the opportunity to explore how the topic/theme presents itself in the gallery. The current themes that we have are listed below: