The new Chinese American Museum in Washington is having soft openings before it formally launches. Photo: Chinese American Museum

Chinese-American museums in US grow in number as community gains in prominence – but how to tell those stories?

  • Institutions grappling with how best to tell the story of Chinese in the United States, especially amid rising tensions between Beijing and Washington
  • ‘We realised there was no such museum in DC, this land of museums,’ says executive director of new opening in US capital
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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The new Chinese American Museum in Washington is having soft openings before it formally launches. Photo: Chinese American Museum
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Mark Magnier

Mark Magnier

Mark Magnier is a US correspondent based in Washington. Before joining the Post, he worked for the Wall Street Journal in China and for the Los Angeles Times in India, China and Japan. He’s covered the Chinese economy, China and India’s explosive rise and conflicts in Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan.