Taking back the Narrative: Ethically-specific Museums Share and Interpret Public Space

  • Friday, September 22
  • 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Strathcona Room

Presenter(s): 

Michelle Garcia-Ortiz, Historian, El Pueblo Historical Monument
Monica S. Moncada, Education and Admissions Assistant, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes
Steve Wong, Curator, Chinese American Museum of Los Angeles.

Moderator: 

Erendina Delgadillo, Curator & Registrar, LA Plaza de Cultura y Arte

Track: 

  • Community Engagement, Leadership/Careerpath
From its founding, Los Angeles has embodied a legacy of multiculturalism and community activism. However, this diverse history remains largely unknown to its residents. Explore how four museums share the stories of early Mexican, Chinese, and Italian immigrants whose legacies shaped the histories of this city.