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July 12: Behind-the-Scenes: Chinese Historical Museum


July 12 | 6 – 8 PM | San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
After: Drinks & discussion at The Whiskey House

Join the San Diego Emerging Museum Professionals for a special tour of the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum’s galleries, including a fresh look at a local political, economic, and cultural legend in their newest exhibit, “Unseen Portrait: The Art of Tom Hom”. The program will focus specifically on the involvement of the local Asian community in the opening of the museum. We hope you get inspired to think about the relationships in your community, and how we can continue to build spaces for connection and change. The tour will run approximately one hour.

Afterwards, we adjourn to The Whiskey House, located directly behind the museum at 420 3rd Ave between Island Ave & J St for drinks and conversation.
Parking: There is metered street parking, along with paid lots. Fred Shuttles and public transit are also available. Click here for more information.
6pm-7pm – Unseen Portrait: The Art of Tom Hom tour
7pm-8pm – Drinks at The Whiskey House

RSVP – Get your tickets here!


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July 23 – Exclusive Exhibit Tour: Word Balloons

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EMP Exclusive Exhibit Tour: 

Word Balloons: Comics at San Diego State University
Thursday, July 23rd | 5:30 – 6:15 PM
SDSU Downtown Gallery


Join San Diego EMP and the SDSU Downtown Gallery for an exclusive tour of their newest exhibit, Word Balloons: Comics at San Diego State University, on Thursday, July 23rd, from 5:30-6:15 p.m.

This after-hours tour will be led by Chantel Paul, Program Coordinator for the SDSU Downtown Gallery, and will be followed immediately by happy hour at the nearby Stone Brewing tasting room on Kettner Boulevard.

RSVP is required for the tour as space is limited. Registration is free with a suggested donation of $5 to San Diego EMP.

About the exhibit:

Word Balloons: Comics at San Diego State University shares the work of SDSU faculty, alumni, and students. Become immersed in the worldwide art form of comic culture as a vibrant part of the San Diego community. Internationally renowned artist and SDSU grad, Hugo Crosthwaite, will be creating a site-specific mural for the exhibit.

SDSU Downtown Gallery:

The SDSU Downtown Gallery is a program of the School of Art + Design, which in turn, is a unit of the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts of San Diego State University. The Downtown Gallery is one of  four galleries affiliated with the School of Art + Design.

For more than thirty years, the University Art Gallery, which is located on the SDSU campus, has received critical acclaim for its outstanding exhibition programming and curatorial vision. The SDSU Downtown Gallery continues this focus on programmatic excellence while also providing a vital link between the School of Art and the San Diego community.

This workshop is made possible by the San Diego State University Downtown Gallery and your contributions. Thank you for your support!

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