7345-7347 Oxford Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19111

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Santa meet-and-greet in American Chinese Museum

December 11, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

Here Comes Santa Claus!

The American Chinese Museum would like to invite the public to attend a holiday event that will include a meet and greet with Santa Claus on Sunday, December 11, 2022, from 11am – 3pm.

Santa arrives promptly at 11am and will meet you on the museum’s first floor. Santa will bring gifts to the children! There will be plenty of opportunities for photos with friends and family with Santa and around the museum so do not forget to bring your camera. The museum will also give you an instant photo to keep as a souvenir.

The museum hopes you can help us craft an ornament and help decorate the museum’s Christmas tree!

While enjoying the holiday festivities, visitors can explore American Chinese Museum’s collections and exhibitions in its display area on four floors.

The American Chinese Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Admission is free.

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Date:
December 11, 2022
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/santa-meet-and-greet-in-american-chinese-museum-tickets-479461340777

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Hollywood Movie Star Anna May Wong: First Chinese American on US Coin

November 12, 2022 - December 31, 2022

The name Anna May Wong may not mean much to you. However, Wong’s story—her passions, disappointments, aspirations, and search for identity—will resonate.

Discover Chinese American experiences during our Museum Talk Series events! In collaboration with local experts, these afternoon talks reveal Chinese American history, art, and culture from new perspectives with multimedia tools.

The US Mint just released a quarter-dollar coin for Anna May Wong on October 25. Anna May Wong became the first Chinese American and also the first Asian American to appear on US currency.

Learn more about Anna May Wong’s personal life and how her movies and life both reflected and directed Chinese American experiences. See her beauty and talent through movie clips, posters, quotes, books, and her struggles and success as an underappreciated screen legend.

Speakers: Tom Shoener, Anna May Wong Researcher in Philadelphia; Li Edwards, Executive Director of American Chinese Museum.

Anna May Wong Exhibition will start on 11/12/2022. Preview is open to participants from 12pm to 4pm. Multimedia talk starts from 1pm to 3pm.

After the first day event, the exhibition will continue until 11/30/2022.

Registration is required in advance. Everyone who registers will get an Anna May Wong quarter-dollar coin. Refreshments including desserts and Chinese tea will be served onsite.

(If you are interested in sponsoring our series of events, please email us: acm@usaacm.org)

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American Chinese Museum
7345 Oxford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19111 United States
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Walk-in Welcome! Free Mooncake provided by completing little missions!

On September 10 from 1-3 pm.

Mid-Autumn
Festival
Celebration
“中秋联欢派对”

  • Draw moon
  • Calligraphy Practice
  • Chinese Folk Music
  • Free mooncake(if complete A and B)

The moon has been an object of general worship and great symbolism in Chinese culture for thousands of years. By the 7th century, the reverence had merged with traditional harvest celebrations to formalize the Mid-Autumn or Moon Festival, therefore, it is a harvest festival that is all about giving thanks, for nature’s abundance and for joyful reunions with loved ones.

Popular
Festivals
“传统节日”

Spring Festival,

Lantern Festival, 

Mid-autumn

Independence  Day

Christmas…

Join us for the celebration of traditional Chinese and American festivals! Every year, the American Chinese Museum will hold large scale celebrations with cultural significance. The festival celebration will be filled with traditions, delicious food and reunions with friends. The richness and grandeur of Chinese and American history and culture will be on full display in the festivals that the Chinese and American people celebrate throughout the year. 

Stay tuned for our next festival celebration! 

Walk-in Welcome! Summer Movie Nights!

On August 19th and 26th from 7-10 pm.

Summer
Movie Nights
“夏日电影节”

2 nights, Kung Fu Movies, Free Snacks and Drinks. 

Free Kung Fu Lessons Registration. 8 Free Lessons will host in ACM at following weekends.

Come join us for outdoor movie nights! On August 19th and 26th from 7-10 pm, American Chinese Museum is hosting two outdoor showings of Kung Fu Panda 3 and 2022 New York International Film Award Best Film winner Heaven’s Beat.

Event starts at 7pm with a Chinese Kung Fu demonstration. Free snacks such as popcorn, cotton candy, pretzels, and drinks will be provided! We have insect repellent wipes available for you. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets!

We are also offering free Kung Fu lessons to the public and it will be taught by Kung Fu Master Matt Xichuan Zhang, who won “Hall of Fame” award from the Philadelphia District of Martial Arts Society and who is Certified National 1st Class Referee of Martial Arts in China.

You can register onsite during the two movie nights, but since spots are very limited, we encourage you to reserve your spot early by registering online!

Kung Fu will be taught on the following dates: Aug. 20, 21, 27, 28 and Sept. 3, 4, 10, 11 (10am-12pm), at the American Chinese Museum, 7345 Oxford Ave. Altogether we will offer 8 sessions. You can register for up to 8 sessions (availability for each session will be limited to 20 people).

Anyone who registers and is approved will receive a Kung Fu T-shirt and a $10 gift card for completing each session.

 Date: Saturday, June 5, 2022  10AM-3PM (Walk-in welcome)

Dragon Boat
Festival Celebration
“端午节”

Dragon Boat,

Zongzi…

The Festival hosts many cultural activities during the day. 

• Art expresses the imagination and history of a culture. We will feature Chinese drumming, Kung Fu displays, and live Chinese music. 

• The Festival offers fun arts and crafts for the family! We will introduce different styles of Chinese Zongzi, both sweet and savory to you and teach you how to make them. There are activities for all ages! 

• Food has always been one of the best ways to bridge different cultures. We will have food stands specializing in Chinese dumplings, desserts and so much more delicious food that may be unknown and adventurous to you! 

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Celebrate  with American Chinese Museum with art exhibition and forums in 2022

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated annually in May in the United States. Every year, the American Chinese Museum in Philadelphia will hold a festival and a series of special events to pay tribute to the generations of Asian Americans who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success. 

In 2022, our celebration will feature Chinese American artists, with exhibition and art forums. The exhibition will showcase the outstanding art works created by Chinese American artists, who are representing both Chinese and Western arts. Art forums and art auctions will be held at the same time to promote culture exchange and raise funds for the Museum. 

 Date: May 1st to 7th, 2022