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Online Exhibits and Resources
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
a collaborative project of the Library of Congress and the National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The contents of this site highlight only a small portion of the physical and digital holdings of the participating partners.
We Are Not A Stereotype: Breaking Down Asian Pacific American Bias
A video series for educators, by educators. This series explores and challenges the complexity surrounding the term Asian Pacific American, breaking it down into topics that span multiple timelines, geographies, and identities.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage -- National Park Services
The National Park Services compiled their resources and others on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders into one accessible site.
A one-stop information resource and sociological exploration of the historical, demographic, political, and cultural issues that make up today's diverse Asian American community.
Prisoners at Home: Everyday Life in Japanese Internment Camps
This exhibition tells stories of everyday lives in Japanese Internment camps during World War II.
Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion via New York Historical Society
Chronicles the complex history of the Chinese in America, from the early days of the China trade to the history of Chinese immigration and the life of Chinese Americans. The title encapsulates the challenges of immigration, citizenship, and belonging that shaped both the Chinese American experience and the development of America as a nation.
California Cultures: Asian Americans
Collection of 5 exhibits from the University of California that explore the Asian American population in California, primarily through photographs, from the 1860s to the present.
A Different Asian American Timeline
This timeline is meant to serve as a resource for critical thinking, a tool for in-depth and nuanced discussions to see Asian Americans and others both as subjects of domination and as agents of history. It invites us to see both the specificity of group-differentiated oppressions and their relationships to one another within racial capitalism.
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
We connect everyone to the dynamic history, cultures, and art of Asian Pacific Americans through vivid storytelling and inspiring experiences to advance racial and social equity [with particular focus on the greater Seattle community].
Asia Society Museum
Groundbreaking exhibitions of traditional and contemporary Asian and Asian-American art.
Japanese American National Museum
To promote understanding and appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the Japanese American experience.
Chinese American Museum (Washington D.C.)
To advance the understanding, knowledge, and appreciation of the Chinese American experience, by highlighting the history, culture, spirit, and contributions of Chinese Americans to our nation and beyond.
Chinese American Museum (Los Angeles)
To foster a deeper understanding of, and appreciation for, America’s diverse heritage by researching, preserving, and sharing the history, rich cultural legacy, and continued contributions of Chinese Americans.
Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles
Operated by the Korean government's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Korean Cultural Center is dedicated to providing insights into the rich cultural heritage of Korea (Cultural Centers also exist in NY, Washington D.C., and Chicago)
Vietnamese Heritage Museum
Dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of our Vietnamese refugees’ heritage. VHM collects and shares the testimonies and artifacts that tell the stories of the Vietnamese refugees.
Asian Art Museum (San Francisco)
Our mission is to inspire new ways of thinking by connecting diverse communities to historical and contemporary Asian art and culture through our world-class collection, exhibitions and programs.
USC Pacific Asia Museum
The USC Pacific Asia Museum creates inspiring encounters with the art, history and culture of Pacific Asia to promote intercultural understanding in the service of elevating our shared sense of humanity.
Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center
The Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center presents history, art and culture through innovative museum experiences and digital initiatives.
Carolinas Asian-American Chamber of Commerce
Seek to foster cooperation and interaction within the Asian communities and between the community at large in Charlotte and the Carolinas for the betterment of commerce, culture, and communication.
National Association of Asian American Professionals
A non-profit organization that cultivates and empowers Asian & Pacific Islander leaders through leadership development, professional networking, and community service
Asian American Feminist Collective
Asian/American feminism is an ever-evolving practice that seeks to address the multi-dimensional ways Asian/American people confront systems of power at the intersections of race, gender, class, sexuality, religion, disability, migration history, citizenship and immigration status