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Rites of Passage Exhibit Closing January 29

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In preparation for our next exhibit, Rites of Passage will close on Sunday, January 29th at 2:00 PM Central.

See it before it's gone! Learn about the traditional customs related to birth, marriage, longevity, and death. Explore the contemporary practices of these rites of passage in Chicago's Chinese-American community.


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Exhibit News: Great Wall to Great Lakes

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The Chinese-American Museum\'s permanent exhibit, Great Wall to Great Lakes: Chinese Immigration to the Midwest tells the stories of immigrant journeys to the Chicago area and beyond.

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My Chinatown: Stories from Within

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Second Floor - My Chinatown: Stories from Within

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Thanks to a generous grant from the Chicago Community Trust, the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago is collaborating with the Chicago History Museum to bring its wonderful object theater and 16-minute video My Chinatown to the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago! Hear the stories of the people of Chinatown––their journeys, their customs, their work, their families––from within Chinatowns borders.

CAMOC is adding a special feature to the exhibit: a look at family associations in Chinatown. As an outgrowth of the Chicago Chinatown Centennial Exhibit, we will be highlighting, on a rotating basis, the histories and artifacts of various family associations, including the Lees, the Wongs, and more.

My Chinatown: Stories from Within is now open in the second floor gallery.

Hear the people of Chinatown tell their own stories,  right in the heart of their neighborhood

 


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