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December 2018

Family History as Graphic Novel: Workshop with Katie Quan

December 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CHSA Museum, 965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94080 United States
Free – $15.00

  Inspired by Amy Chin's "Meet the Chin Family" graphic novel in our main exhibition, local artist Katie Quan will facilitate a two-hour workshop where participants will have the opportunity to draw their family history as graphic novels. Participants will bring their own family photos and utilize Quan's approach to art in order to re-interpret a moment or series of moments in their family lore. Space is limited to the first 25 participants. Tickets includes admission to CHSA’s galleries &…

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January 2019

Hannah Hsieh’s Dulcimer Recital

January 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CHSA Museum, 965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Visuals by Constance Lai and Emery Ouyang Taiwanese performer and composer Hannah Hsieh will showcase the musical diversity of the dulcimer, playing select songs from Chinese and American cultures while premiering her own compositions based on her experiences in California. Hannah will be performing with musicians Yuhan Lu (Pianist) and Haylee Zhang (Erhu). Seating is limited - Purchase tickets on Eventbrite.com. Tickets include admission to CHSA's galleries and exhibitions. Buy Tickets About the artists: Hannah HsiehHannah Hsieh is a dulcimer…

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

January 24 @ 4:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Chinese Culture Center, 750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor Auditorium (inside Hilton Hotel)
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

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 to be announced. The release party will feature a talk with Helen Zia, followed by a Q&A and book signing, and your opportunity to purchase…

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February 2019

Mayor Ed Lee – Film World Premiere

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States

Photo: Jim Wilson/NY Times/Redux. Used with permission. On February 11, 2019, join the Chinese Historical Society of America, director/producer Rick Quan, and the family of Edwin Lee for the World Premiere of the documentary film Mayor Ed Lee. RSVP today on Eventbrite.com Buy Tickets Join us at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness St., San Francisco) to celebrate the inspirational story of this remarkable man, who grew up in Seattle's public housing and became the first Chinese American mayor of a major…

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Stepping Into Your Story: Workshop with Cynthia Tom

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
CHSA Museum, 965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States

Stepping into Story: Artmaking to Access Your Identity Workshop with artist Cynthia Tom Artmaking is an immersive activity and can get messy. Bring comfortable clothes that you don't mind dirtying. We will provide snacks but ask that you bring your own lunch. Tickets include admission to CHSA's galleries & exhibits Space is limited. Purchase tickets on Eventbrite.com > Buy tickets Who are you? Why are you here and what for? The first step to finding your true self and to…

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