Power of Community: Chinatown Then and Now

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 (All day) to Wednesday, October 20, 2021 (All day)
Five children smile while posing for a picture in front of a short brick wall on the bridge at Portsmouth Square in San Francisco's Chinatown
“Children on Bridge at Portsmouth Square” by Lenore Chinn. 2019.

This exhibition focuses on the people of Chinatowns across North America, with a special spotlight on San Francisco. “Power of Community” features historic work from Benjamen Chinn, and contemporary works by Lenore Chinn, Chinatown Pretty (Andria Lo and Valerie Luu), Chinatown Alleyway Tours and MACRO WAVES. Gallery hours: Tuesdays – Fridays, noon – 4 p.m. Reservations required. Free.

In solidarity with Stop AAPI Hate and other groups countering the current violence against Asian American and Pacific Islander people in the Bay Area and across the country, “Power of Community: Chinatown Then and Now” celebrates the joy and longevity of these incredible neighborhoods through multigenerational works spanning from the 1940s to the present.


Fine Arts Building, Fine Arts Gallery
Fine Arts Gallery
Fine Arts Gallery
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