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200 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
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The Diaspora

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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.

GRADE LEVEL: High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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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.

GRADE LEVEL: High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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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.

GRADE LEVEL: High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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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.

GRADE LEVEL: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College and Beyond

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Create Mini-Kamishibai

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.

GRADE LEVEL: Early Elementary School (K-3), Elementary School (4-5), Middle School (6-8)