Chinese Historical Society of America

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Chinese Historical Society of America

When: 
August 4, 2022
Time: 
11:00 a.m.
Place: 
965 Clay Street, San Francisco
Fee: 
$20 per person Society members; $25 per person non-members (includes admission to the CHSA Museum). Advance registration must be received by SAA by Jul. 28, 2022.


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This event is now sold out. If you would like to be put on a wait list, please email the SAA Office Manager. Thank you.

Join Society members for a visit to the Chinese Historical Society of America’s newly renovated museum and art gallery, located in the historic Julia Morgan YWCA building in Chinatown.


We will visit their current exhibit, a major retrospective on Bruce Lee, where we will see the actor as not only a martial arts expert, but also a visionary, a thinker, and a unifier. A native son of Chinatown, his experiences with discrimination helped shape his unique worldview. The Museum also has historical paintings and photographs on view, showcasing the history of the Chinese presence in San Francisco.


Following our visit to CHSA, we will walk to the murals created by the late artist Hung Liu for the Chinese for Affirmative Action Committee. The walk will be led by Chris Ahn, who participated in the restoration of these murals. She has been designated by Hung Liu as the guardian of the murals.


After the visit, attendees can choose to join an optional no-host lunch at a nearby restaurant.

Please be reminded that SAA in-person events will follow current health protocols.

Registration Policies

The Society for Asian Art's cancellation policy requires at least one week's advance written notice in order to receive a refund of registration fees. This excludes our Travel programs, which have separate cancellation policies, as well as any programs where a specific refund policy is stated on the event page. Your fees will be returned to you through a check in the mail. To cancel, please contact us.

For programs located within the Asian Art Museum, the museum entrance fee must be paid separately and is not included with your registration fee.

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