Portland Chinatown Museum

127 NW Third Ave., Portland, OR 97209 - United States




The Portland Chinatown Museum is Oregon’s first museum about Chinese American history and Asian American art.

In its rotating exhibition and performance gallery, the Museum presents a diverse array of exhibitions and public programs in the Humanities and Contemporary Asian American Arts, addressing issue of immigration, national and ethnic identity, gender, and race.


Beyond the Gate: A Tale of Portland’s Historic Chinatowns.
The museum’s permanent gallery showcases the 2,400 square foot multimedia exhibition. This exhibition shares previously unknown and unseen materials from Portland’s oldest Chinese American families and museums throughout the region.

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