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From our friends at the Gene Siskel Film Center: ABACUS

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June 16-22

SPECIAL: Special discount to ABACUS for members and patrons of the Chinese-American Museum of Chicago! Present your membership card or say the code "CHINESE-AMERICAN MUSEUM" and pay $7 admission instead of $11 per ticket. Discounts must be presented in-person at the Gene Siskel Film Center box office. Note that the discount is valid on any day leading up to and during the run of ABACUS.



9 Dragon Wall

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Don Torgersen traveled from the nine dragon wall to Beijing, Xi’an, Chengdu, Chongqing, Tibet and Hong Kong, and composed a literary and visual epic odyssey to celebrate China’s 5000 years of culture.

Chinese-American Museum of Chicago is honored to have Don Arthur Torgeson speak about his anthology reflecting the beauty and culture of China and Tibet.

Please RSVP: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 312.949.1000

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National Trails Days

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Join us along the South Lakefront making new trails and helping to restore nature trails in the Burnham wildlife Corridor.

National Trail Days


Foot Binding talk with Dr. Hill Gates

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Special Thanks to Dr. Hill Gates for her very interesting and informative discussion about Chinese Foot Binding. We were please to have a full house and lots of great follow-up questions. Thanks to all who attended.

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Please see the following article from reporter Michelle Teo at the Singtao News in regard to your excellent presentation on Foot Binding. Thank you for your interesting perspective on foot binding, great responses from the audience! Thanks to John Rohsenow and Grace Chun for coordinating your presentation. Click here to read article (in Chinese)  For those using Chrome Browser, right click on article and choose: Translate to English


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