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Join one of our Museum docents, Amie Lee Garapich, for a tour of the Asian Pacific Historic District and the Gaslamp area at 11am-1pm. It is free!Find out more »
If you hadn't noticed, dragons are very “in” at the moment. If you are not a fan of Game of Thrones, or perhaps a participant in Dungeons and Dragons, you may be involved in helping your children or grandchildren learn how to train their dragons. We are surrounded by dragons today, proof of their ongoing universal fascination. Dragons have always existed in all parts of the world, and are a type of inherited imagery from our earliest ancestors. While they…Find out more »
The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is proud to host the Taiwanese American Professionals (San Diego Chapter) and Queer Asian, Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, Desi, and American Coalition (QAPIMEDA) for a screening of Taipeilove* (2019). Directed by Berlin-based filmmaker Lucie Liu, Taipeilove* is an independent documentary dealing with the perception of homosexuality in the Taiwanese society with a focus on the city of Taipei. Taipeilove* protagonists Sarah, David, and Kevin share their experiences and struggles with traditional expectations from family, religion, culture, and society against the backdrop of Taiwan’s initiative to legalize same-sex marriage.
This screening will be followed with a Skype Q&A with Taipeilove* Director Lucie Liu.Find out more »