ORIGIN presents: Crossing the River


May 28 - 10:00 am


June 3 - 04:00 pm

Click to Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/origin-presents-crossing-the-river-tickets-46088631337

ORIGIN Youth Group

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/origin-youth-group-17320773597

Chinese American Museum of Chicago

238 West 23rd Street, 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60616

Chicago, IL, US, 60616

Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community’s ORIGIN youth group presents,
“CROSSING THE RIVER”: an art exhibit and community building platform at the Chinese American Museum of Chicago.

This exhibition explores immigration, family, and cultural heritage in attempts to build intergenerational community.

It will be held during normal museum hours, from 9:30AM to 2:00PM. 

There will special programming during specific days of this event that will require RSVP:

Monday 5/28, 10AM-4PM: Intergenerational performances, conversation, and games

  • 10-11 AM Intergenerational performances by Whitney Young’s Asian American Club, Pine Tree Senior Council and Yinhe Dance Center

  • 11 AM-12PM Lunch and conversation

  • 12 PM-2PM Games and activities: Mahjong, chinese chess, paper cutting, and more.

Friday 6/1, 5PM- 7PM: Special movie screening and discussion: “Pushing Hands”.

  • 5PM-6:45PM: Movie screening

  • 6:45-7:30: Dinner and discussion

Saturday 6/2, 10 AM- 4PM: Closing reception with transmedia games and artist talk

  • 10AM-12PM: Transmedia games 

  • 2-4PM: Chinese American Museum of Chicago and ORIGIN present: Panel discussion on Asian american identity and art with Mark Yee and Ada Cheng