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Coming Soon: a New Museum for


Honoring Portland Chinatown's Past
Celebrating its Present
Helping to Create its Future

WHAT: Soft Opening and Inaugural Exhibition

Thursday June 7, 2018
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

WHERE: 127 NW Third Avenue Portland OR, 97209

    Rendering by DiLoreto Architecture

   Rendering by DiLoreto Architecture

 Ivan Mui stands in front of Mui family owned Republic Café. Photo from: Dean Wong's  Made In Chinatown, USA: Portland.  

Ivan Mui stands in front of Mui family owned Republic Café. Photo from: Dean Wong's Made In Chinatown, USA: Portland. 

Inaugural Exhibition: New Photographs by Portland Chinatown Museum's First Visiting Artist in Residence, Dean Wong


Presenting a collection of photographs documenting the complexity, vibrancy, beauty, and pride of Chinatown and its people.

A nationally acclaimed photographer, Dean Wong, is a second-generation Chinese American born and raised in Seattle's Chinatown-International District. His book Seeing the Light: Four Decades in Chinatown was praised by the New York Times as an "eloquent documentation of complex and evolving communities."

Summer Hours

The Portland Chinatown Museum is temporarily closed for repairs until July 5 at 3 pm. During this period, private tours of the museum will still be available. Email info@portlandchinatown.org for more information.

Thursday 3 - 8 pm
Friday 1 - 6 pm
Saturday & Sunday 12 - 5 pm

On the First Thursday of each month, admission is free from 5:30 - 8 pm.
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Pre-Opening Special Membership Offer

Lifetime Membership for Two includes:

Free Admission for Members to Museum and all Member Events, Four Guest Passes, 10% off all Ticketed Programs & Store Items, Invitation to Exhibit Previews and Annual Party, and Name on Major Donor Panel


To Order a Special Lifetime Membership:

To Donate to the Museum:

Coming in Late Fall: Gala Opening of the Museum’s Permanent New Exhibition:

Beyond the Gate: A Tale of Portland’s Historic Chinatowns

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The construction of the Portland Chinatown Museum is made possible by generous grants from:

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The Portland Chinatown Museum is operated by the Portland Chinatown History Foundation, a 501c3 not for profit charitable foundation registered in the state of Oregon.
Banner: New Chinatown development c. 1910 from Beyond the Gate: A Tale of Portland's Historic Chinatowns. Courtesy of Oregon Historical Society