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