At the Table: Reclaiming Tofu
Tasting Menu is a series that considers connections between Bay Area “foodie” culture and objects in the museum’s collection.
Pilipinx American Library Artist Retreat: A Politics of Filipinx Diasporic Queer Curation Now
A Politics of Filipinx Diasporic Queer Curation Now, moderated by Jan Christian Bernabe, with Kelvin Burzon and Jeffrey Augustine Songco.
Asian Americans and the New Racial Justice Movement
Join Asian American and African American leaders, thinkers, and organizers in a conversation focused on the current Civil Rights crisis; placing #BlackLivesMatter within historic context, and articulating connections between the experience of Asian Americans and African Americans in the United States. Moderated by journalist William Gee Wong; panelists include Alex Tom, Executive Director, Chinese Progressive Association; Nadia Khastagir, Design Action Collective & Asian Americans for Black Lives; Jeff Adachi, San Francisco Public Defender’s Office; and, Karissa Lewis, #BlackLivesMatter.
A History of Filipino Nurses in America
Catherine Ceniza Choy discusses the history of Filipino nurses at the 2011 Filipino American History Month Celebration at the Asian Art Museum.
Imen Yeh on Woodblock Printmaking
Asian Art Museum Art Speak teaching Artist, Imen Yeh, discusses her woodblock printmaking workshop with Art Speak interns and its connection with the Shanghai: Art of the City exhibition.
Students will: 1.) create a pocket size version of kamishibai and illustrate a Japanese folktale; 2.) learn the history of kamishibai; 3.) use oral, written, and visual language in presenting Japanese folktales; 4.) discuss the similarities and differences in American and Japanese storytelling traditions; 4.) gain an awareness of Japanese culture and Japanese society in early to mid-20th century.