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Events

American Chinese Museum holds a multi-ethnic independence day celebration

The Chinese Museum of America celebrated Independence Day on July 4th with a flag-raising ceremony, BBQ parties, and other activities. 

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News

Famous Calligrapher, Mr. Huang Guo-neng, Invited to Visit Museum

On Jun 27, Mr. Huang was invited by the curator of the “American Chinese Museum,” Steven Zhu to visit the Museum and participate in a calligraphy exchange. 

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Museum House Designer’s Descendant Visits Museum

On Monday, Richard Castor, a great grandson of the Castor house’s designer and original owner, visited the American Chinese Museum and told stories about his family and their relationship with the house.

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Events

American Chinese Museum Celebrates “Duanwu” Dragon Boat Festival with Community

On June 5th, the American Chinese Museum in Philadelphia celebrated “Duan Wu Festival”, which is well known as Dragon Boat Festival, with the local community. Many Chinese artists and Chinese cultural ambassadors performed during the events and interacted with the visitors.

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Exhibits
Chinese American: Inclusion/Exclusion

This struggle over freedom and the right to belong shaped the Chinese American experience and the very formation of American society.

Friendly Interactions

This exhibition looks back at the friendly interactions between the U.S. and China over the past two centuries since the founding of the United States.

Outstanding Chinese Americans

This exhibition honors the outstanding Chinese Americans who have made contributions to the United States in art, philanthropy, technology, politics and other fields.

History of Chinese Food in America Exhibition

This exhibition will introduce you to the history, as well as interesting tales, behind Chinese food in America. 

“Fujian Fish Ball” Exhibition

This exhibition presents the culture and favorite snack, “Fujian fish ball”, of Chinese Americans with roots in Fujian, China’s largest immigrant group in the US.

History of Chinese Immigration to America

This exhibition records why the early Chinese immigrated to the United States, the experiences they encountered and their various stories of working and living in America. 

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Parntership

Built in 1898, the Victorian twin house was designed by former Philadelphia architect Horace W. Castor. On March 14, 2017, this property was designated as Historical by the Historical Commission of Philadelphia and was listed on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places.

The former Castor House now has a new story to tell. As its existence spans almost the entire history of Chinese American immigrants, the historical house becomes an ideal place to carry the history and culture of the Chinese American people.

Horace Castor House

Museum Building

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