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February 2020

Herbs and Roots: The Long History of Chinese Medicine in the United States

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
CHSA Museum, 965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
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Chinese medicine has a long history in the United States, dating back to its colonial period and extending up to the present. Well before mass emigration from China to the United States began, Chinese materia medica crossed the oceans, in both directions: Chinese medicinal teas and herbs came west while Appalachian ginseng went east. Beginning in the 1850s, Chinese immigrants came to the United States and transplanted their health practices, sometimes quite literally by propagating medicinal plants in their adopted home. Chinese…

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Cancelled: CantoMeet

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
CHSA Museum, 965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
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This meeting has been cancelled due to instructor illness.

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March 2020

Rescheduled: February CantoMeet

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CHSA Museum, 965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
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Interested in improving you Cantonese language abilities? Join us at CHSA for the opportunity to work with linguist Patrick Chew! Cantonese learners of all abilities are welcomed, whether you are just learning for fun or have been speaking Cantonese all your life. While this is a free event, a $5 donation is suggested so that CHSA may continue providing free programming. Want to practice before this month's meeting? Check out our CantoMeet page for all the resources Patrick recommends, as…

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Free Docent Tour

March 7 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
CHSA Museum, 965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States
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CHSA now offers free regular museum docent tours once a month to visitors who want to learn more and engage with Chinese American history in the United States. Explore the museum's galleries with a trained docent, who will provide an in-depth explanation of the topics raised in our groundbreaking exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion. If you've always wanted to delve more deeply into the complex history of the Chinese in America, and how their experiences relate to present-day events, now is…

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Postponed: Gala 2020 | In Celebration of Family

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

  March 11, 2020 Dear Supporters, The board of directors of CHSA, in consultation with government advisories and community supporters, has made the difficult decision to postpone its 2020 Gala in order to minimize any spread of COVID-19 in and amongst our community, friends, and supporters. This decision is not made lightly given the significant efforts that have already been made to put on this wonderful event to showcase CHSA’s role in the community. But the well-being of San Francisco…

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