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Angel Island Immigration Station Experience with Chinese Historical Society of America Museum

Lenora Lee. Photo by Lei Chen

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de Young Artist Fellow Lenora Lee and collaborating artists and partners take up residence in the Artist Studio as they prepare and present works in progress throughout the month.

The Escape and Rescued Memories: New York Stories are two new performances that incorporate dance, music, media design, text, and film to shed light on the experiences of women immigrants to the United States in the early twentieth century.

For more information on the artists, collaborators, or performances, visit the Artist Fellows page.

Gallery Hours

May 1–June 2
Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus 6–8:45 pm on Fridays
Artist Reception: Friday, May 31, 6–8:45 pm

Related Events

Friday, May 10 | 6 pm | Kimball Education Gallery
Open rehearsal and panel discussion of The Escape with representatives from Donaldina Cameron House, Asian Women’s Shelter, and Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach

Saturday, May 11 | Kimball Education Gallery
Poem and etching activity based on the Angel Island Immigration Station experience, hosted by the Chinese Historical Society of America Museum

Friday, May 17 | 7 pm | Koret Auditorium
Live performance by composer Francis Wong, Miyoshi Sketches; and Lenora Lee Dance, excerpt from The Escape

Friday, May 31 | 6–8:45 pm | Kimball Education Gallery
Artist Reception and lion dance by Kei Lun Martial Arts

Ticket Information

Admission into the Kimball Education Gallery and related events is free and open to the public.


This program is presented in collaboration with the Chinese Historical Society of America MuseumAsian Improv aRtsCameron HouseKei Lun Martial Arts, and Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center. The de Young Artist Fellows project has been generously funded by The James Irvine Foundation's Innovation Fund and the Institute of Museum and Library Services/Museums for America.

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Andrea Martin
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