museums

Picture Me Here and Write Our World Exhibits

Posted on Sep 15, 2017 in #auroraasian, Educational, Family Fun, museums, Photography, Refugees | 0 comments

Aurora History Museum Exhibits on refugees and immigrants through stories and images Write Our World is a nonprofit that promotes multicultural literacy and global citizenship through e-book authoring with youth worldwide.  It’s an innovative educational resource that allows students to learn authentically from one another and deepen their connections to their heritage while building skills for their future – www.writeourworld.org. Picture Me Here is also on exhibit — a storytelling program for refugees, immigrants and others who have been displaced.  Photography, video, animation and...

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Parol Lantern-Making Workshop

Posted on Oct 14, 2015 in #auroraasian, museums, The Philippines | 0 comments

A collaboration between the Aurora History Museum    and the Philippine-American Society of Colorado Saturday, Oct. 17th 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | $12 (for materials) Aurora History Museum | 15051 E. Alameda Pkwy. | Aurora, CO  80012 Learn how to make Parol lanterns. Parol lanterns, traditional star lanterns from the Philippines, are used as festive decorations during the holidays. Limit one lantern per registration. Open to ages 7 to Adult. All children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Followed by: Hawaiian Cultural Series Presentation Ukulele Lessons and “Just Talking...

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Aurora Global Fest

Posted on Aug 15, 2014 in #auroraasian, #coloradoasian, APA, Arts & Culture, Family Fun, Food, museums | 0 comments

The International Fashion Show, coordinated by Partnership Co-Chair Juliana Laughter, is one of many activities and programs at the upcoming Global Fest.  The fashion show starts at 1:00 PM, following the Parade of Nations that kicks off the event at 12:00 Noon. Models in national attire will grace the catwalk at the outdoor stage, and the audience will enjoy the show in a covered seating area.  Come and enjoy the varied, colorful and unique costumes from 15 countries!  Partnership member Jane Sarmiento is helping with the main stage Cultural Performances.  There will also be ½-hour...

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A Day in the Life of APAs

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 in APA, Arts & Culture, museums, Photography | 0 comments

Crowdsourced Collection Takes on Diversity of Asian America ~ by Frances Kai-Hwa Wang “…the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center opened A Day in the Life of Asian Pacific America, a digital art exhibition of 200 photographs and films selected from over 2000 submissions, crowdsourced from 500 photographers across the country and around the world, and all shot on a single day in May 2014.

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“Dust Storm” — tonight at History Colorado

Posted on Feb 19, 2014 in Art, Arts & Culture, Educational, Immigration, Japan, museums, Theatre | 0 comments

On February 19, 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, sending more than 120,000 Japanese Americans living on the west coast to 10 internment camps located in Wyoming, Arizona, Arkansas, Idaho, Utah, inland California, and Colorado.  The decision was called “a military necessity,” but the Japanese Americans affected were not charged with crimes or even given judicial hearings. They were targeted because of widespread fear that people of Japanese descent were spies and loyal to Japan, though nearly 60% were American citizens. Tonight, Wed., February 19th, 7:00 PM,...

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