Past+Present: American Detention Activities Then & Now

  Immigrant Rights Program Manager Amy Lin will discuss Asian-Pacific Islander migration to the US and the current detention-deportation pipeline. She will review the present administration's operation to deport Cambodian refugees and the work that the Chinese for Affirmative Action office is doing to highlight the longstanding violation of rights and dignity of those who […]

Free – $15.00

Book Launch Party for Helen Zia’s “Last Boat Out of Shanghai”

Join us for a special community book launch event for Helen Zia's new book, Last Boat Out of Shanghai, hosted by Chinese Culture Center (CCC) in partnership with CHSA, Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA), Asian Americans Advancing Justice—Asian Law Caucus, Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), East Wind Books, 1990 Institute, and other community partners […]

Chinatown: SF Guzheng Music Society Concert

** UPDATE 6/19/19: We are SOLD OUT for both the 2pm & 3pm recitals!!! Sign up for CHSA's and SFGMS' emails for announcements of future concerts. THANK YOU!!!   The San Francisco Guzheng Music Society will be holding their 37th Annual Concert at the Chinese Historical Society of America. “The Chinese American Immigration Story - Series 3:  Chinatown" […]

Sold Out – “Chan Family Picnic”—Reading by Eugenie Chan Theater Projects

Eugenie Chan Theater Projects and the Chinese Historical Society of America invite you to a reading of Chan Family Picnic, a rollicking new vaudeville about the mental health impact of America's legacy of anti-Asian legislation and sex trafficking on three generations of the playwright's Chinese American family. Chan layers original material with actual family documents […]

Community Roundtable: Christmas Holiday

Join the CHSA Community for a roundtable discussion on topics that impact our community on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month! Our goal is to keep the community united during the time apart through our online, roundtable discussions. We will be hosting online roundtables every-other-week with different topics to engage with the CHSA […]

Community Roundtable: Miss Chinatown

Join the CHSA Community for a roundtable discussion on topics that impact our community on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month! Our goal is to keep the community united during the time apart through our online, roundtable discussions. We will be hosting online roundtables every-other-week with different topics to engage with the CHSA […]

Community Roundtable: Chinese New Year

Join the CHSA Community for a roundtable discussion of topics that impact our community on the second Wednesday of each month! Even though the CHSA Museum may be physically closed, we hope to keep the community united during the time apart through our online discussions.  This month, we'll focus on the upcoming Chinese New Year […]

Community Roundtable: Women’s History Month

Join the CHSA Community for a roundtable discussion of topics that impact our community on the second Wednesday of each month! Even though the CHSA Museum may be physically closed, we hope to keep the community united during the time apart through our online discussions.  This month, we’ll focus on Women’s History Month, which runs through […]

Community Roundtable: Asian American Media Representation

Even though the CHSA Museum may be physically closed, we hope to keep the community united during the time apart through our online, roundtable discussions. We will be hosting online roundtables on the second Wednesdays of the month. This month, we'll focus on Asian American Media Representation. What kinds of roles do you usually see […]

Community Roundtable: Asian American/Pacific Islander History Month

Even though the CHSA Museum may be physically closed, we hope to keep the community united during the time apart through our online, roundtable discussions. We will be hosting online roundtables on the second Wednesdays of the month. This month's topic will focus on Asian American/Pacific Islander History Month. Join us for a discussion of […]

We Are Bruce Lee VIP Opening reception

“We Are Bruce Lee: Under the Sky, One Family” Grand Opening VIP Event   After two years of closure, CHSA is excited to present an exclusive evening of rebirth, as we unveil the landmark We Are Bruce Lee: Under the Sky, One Family exhibition. This is a proud, heartwarming homecoming for a legendary figure who […]

In Conversation with Tim Yip: From Hong Kong to the San Francisco Opera

Join Chinese Historical Society of America and San Francisco Opera for an intimate conversation with Oscar-winning designer Tim Yip. During this 60-minute talk, Yip will discuss Dream of the Red Chamber and his career in Hong Kong film, recent stage works, and new media output. Presented as part of the film and conversation series, Radiating Bruce Lee: Cinema Under […]