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A Dragon Lives Here

Bruce Lee Exhibit Part 4

COMING SOON March 10, 2018 
Bruce Lee returns to the Wing Luke Museum with an extended fourth year exhibition: A Dragon Lives Here. This exhibition offers an intimate portrait of Bruce Lee's philosophies through the relationships he held with his closest confidants and friends. These are the stories that preceded his fame. These are the stories that continue his teachings and journey beyond.



What's in your cup? 

Community-Brewed Culture

October 13, 2017 - September 16, 2018
Asian Pacific American beverages are a huge part of our everyday life. Learn the history, science, evolution and issues behind these beverages – from traditional to trendy – and how they can play an important role in creating community.



Teardrops that Wound

The Absurdity of War 

May 12, 2017 - May 20, 2018
See how art can deflate war's destructive weight by exposing its absurdity in this new, immersive exhibition.



YEAR OF REMEMBRANCE

Glimpses of a Forever Foreigner

February 17, 2017 - April 22, 2018
This exhibition recognizes the 75th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066, and explores historic and contemporary issues of racism, discrimination and human rights. Featuring poems by Lawrence Matsuda and artwork by Roger Shimomura.



Visions of Pasifika

Light from Another World

December 8, 2017 - November 11, 2018
Come and explore the world of the Pacific, seen through the eyes of four artists of Pacific heritage. 





New Years All Year Round


January 20 - July 1, 2018
See how the New Year is celebrated in Chinese, Khmer and Korean cultures in this interactive and kid-friendly exhibit!



Costumed Spectacle

Cantonese Opera from the So Family Collection

January 20 - July 1, 2018
Rare costumes from the collection of Michael So, a famous Cantonese Opera performer active in Hong Kong, overseas troupes, and Seattle’s own Luck Ngi Musical Club.

Community Portrait Galleries

I Am Filipino

Ongoing

Through personal stories and photographs, experience the many layers of Filipino American history and identity. This cultural legacy lives on in the Filipino community and beyond. 

In the Comcast Community Portrait Gallery
 

Vietnam in the Rearview Mirror

Ongoing
 
Over 40 years, Vietnamese refugees and immigrants have built a life and established roots in America, against all odds. Now the younger generation strives to shape their own story, not solely defined by the war that brought their parents here.

In The Seattle Times Community Portrait Gallery

Cambodian Cultural Museum and Killing Fields Memorial

Ongoing
 
This collection of photographs and artwork testifies to the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge holocaust and honors the rich, enduring culture of the Cambodian people.

 

Hometown Desi

South Asian Culture in the Pacific Northwest
Ongoing
 
South Asian immigration to the Pacific Northwest stretches back more than a century and includes a huge range of cultural and religious groups, economic circumstances, and community experiences:  from Sikh mill workers driven out of Bellingham in 1907, to UW graduate students arriving from India and Pakistan in the 1960s, to Bhutanese refugees settling in Burien today. Hometown Desi explores the traditions and values people have brought from South Asia, how those traditions have evolved in the U.S., and the way younger generations are weaving their cultural heritage into new identities as South Asian Americans. 

In the Seattle Foundation Community Portrait Gallery 

Permanent Displays

Wing Luke and the Museum

Learn about the vision and legacy of our namesake Wing Luke.

First floor, next to the Tateuchi Story Theatre
                         
                             
                       

 







Chinatown-International District

Portrait of a Community

Explore the history of Seattle's Chinatown-International District.

First floor, Welcome Hall


Honoring Our Journey


The "heart" of our galleries, this permanent exhibition showcases the pan-Asian Pacific American immigrant and refugee experience with five themes: Home, Getting Here, Making a Living, Social Justice and Community.


Second floor



 

Our Roots Run Deep and Broad

One Immigrant's Cultural Heritage

See how Dr. Paul B. Liao remains connected to his Taiwanese heritage, despite being separated by thousands of miles and decades past.

Second floor, at the entrance of the Liao Learning Studio

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