Beyond the Gate: A Tale of Portland’s Historic Chinatowns
Permanent Exhibition A compelling 2,400 square foot multi-media exhibition combining original research, newly discovered artifacts, oral histories, animated film, video and audio components, and dramatic vignettes. Beyond the Gate tells a powerful story of Oregon’s early Chinese immigrants who built the second largest Chinatown in America, despite six decades of Chinese Exclusion.

The exhibition was created by Curator, Dr. Jacqueline Peterson-Loomis with Associate Curator, Jennifer Fang; Exhibition Designer, Carey Wong; Graphic Designer, Bryan Potter Design; Lighting Designer, Geoff Korf. Animations by Rose Bond. Video production by Lawrence Johnson. Fabricated by Formations.