SDCHM in the News


2/2014, We Chinese in America, 弘揚中華文化的奉獻之歌 Article written in Chinese, Title translates to, “A Song Dedicated to the Promotion of Chinese Culture”


3/20/2012, UMass Amherst College of Engineering, Engineering Alum Celebrates Noble Chinese Heritage via San Diego Museum

3/11/2012, San Diego Union-Tribune,  The Life and Early Death of Iris Chang


San Diego Independent Scholars, November-December 2011 Issue, Scholar’s Notebook (PDF)

6/3/2011, Epoch Times, Autumn Gem Screening

5/30/2011, World Journal, Autumn Gem Screening

5/28/2011, KPBS San Diego’s Historic Places: San Diego’s Asian-American History, 1880s-1900s

May 2011, SoCal 101, SoCal’s Best Celebrates Asian Pacific Islander Month

4/26/2011, San Diego Chinese Press, The Charm of Woodcut Chinese Seals and Calligraphy by Tseng-Yao Sun Exhibit Opening

3/6/11, Epoch Times, In Search of Gold Mountain, Lecture and Book Signing

1/13/2011, Xinhua News Service, Through the Eyes of Heroes Book Release

1/12/2011, World Journal, Through the Eyes of Heroes Book Release


The KFMB-TV MOJO Awards Names SDCHM the #1 Best Museum in the San Diego Area!

The KFMB-TV Mojo Awards is a weekly competition to find the best businesses in the San Diego area. Between August 8 and 14, 2010, viewers reviewed San Diego’s museums, the site analyzed their responses for credibility, and our museum was ranked first out of ninety nominees. The Mojo Pages calculates that there is a 97% chance you will have a great time if you visit our museum. We would like to thank everyone who submitted reviews and all of the members and donors who have helped make our museum such as success.

8/3/2010 Fox 5 XETV, Channel 6, Live television interview filmed at museum for morning news program

7/2/2010, Voice of San Diego, The Chronicler of San Diego’s Chinatown

2/15/2010, Shades of San Diego, Channel 4SD Live television interview about the Chinese Lantern Festival presented in collaboration with the Mingei International Museum


DK Travel names SDCHM as one of the “Top 10 Museums & Art Galleries” in San Diego

It is our great pleasure to announce that DK Eyewitness Travel has named the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum as San Diego’s number four museum or art gallery in its travel guide’s 2009 edition.  See the top ten museums and galleries here, or see the museum’s listing and write a review here. It is a great honor for us to be listed among the other renowned attractions in America’s Finest City. Filled with colorful maps, photos and diagrams, DK Publishing’s Eyewitness Travel Guides cater to upper middle class travelers, particularly those interested in cultural attractions. A division of Penguin Group (USA), DK also has published multiple New York Times bestsellers, an award-winning Eyewitness series for children, as well as the BradyGames and Rough Guide series.

10/1/2009, San Diego Union-Tribune, Moon Myths and More

6/11/2009, San Diego Union-Tribune, Asian Historic District Set to Get a Makeover

May 2009, KUSI, Filmed spots about early Chinese immigrants to be aired locally in coordination with national Asian Pacific Islander Month programming

2/6/2009, San Diego 6 News in the Morning XETV, Channel 6, Live television interview about the Chinese New Year Festival


11/12/2008, San Diego Union-Tribune, Veterans Get Well-Deserved Salute


May 2006, Lucky Magazine, Gift shop featured as one of designer and entrepreneur Mel Lim’s favorite shopping spots


Winter 2003, The Journal of San Diego History, The San Diego Chinese Mission: 1927-1996 by Leland Saito