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March 2021

Community Roundtable: Women’s History Month

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online San Francisco, CA United States

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 all of March. Come to discuss women’s role in U.S. society, history, and media, as well as to honor the women in your own community.…

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March MandoMeet: Language Extension

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online San Francisco, CA United States

Join CHSA for a chance to learn Mandarin with specialist Kathy Yang! Kathy is an expert Mandarin teacher. For our MandoMeet sessions, all levels of adult learners are welcomed. New learners are always welcomed, check out our website for past lessons and learning materials. Join CHSA for a chance to learn Mandarin with specialist Kathy Yang! Kathy is an expert Mandarin teacher. For our MandoMeet sessions, all levels of adult learners are welcomed. New learners are always welcomed, check out…

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Ching Ling Foo: America’s First Chinese Superstar

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online San Francisco, CA United States

Join CHSA and author Samuel Porteous for the incredible story of the magician Ching Ling Foo. At the height of anti-Chinese xenophobia and passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act, Ching Ling Foo, one of the greatest illusionists ever seen on American soil, overcame stage attacks, deportation attempts that generated national headlines, tragedy, and more to make a remarkable impact on American culture. Foo, along with his talented family of Chinese musicians and acrobats, would become the highest paid and one of…

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April 2021

MY ODYSSEY: Between Two Worlds

April 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online San Francisco, CA United States

Dr. Raymond Douglas Chong's newly extended documentary MY ODYSSEY: Between Two World chronicles Raymond's ancestral roots from Kaiping, China to Gold Mountain, America, dating back seven generations to 1849. His ancestral journey includes monumental events such as the California Gold Rush, the building of the Transcontinental Railroad, Tong Wars in Boston Chinatown, the Kubla Khan Theater Restaurant in San Francisco Chinatown, and more. This Qingming, join CHSA as Raymond shares his 18-year journey to look within and connect with his Chinese identity.…

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Community Roundtable: Asian American Media Representation

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online San Francisco, CA United States

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 Asian or Asian American actors play on TV and in film? What roles do Asian Americans have in American pop culture? And why is representation…

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