Celebrating in our ancestors’ footsteps

Please join Metro Art at Union Station on Thursday, Feb. 15, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a celebration of the exhibition, “Where You Stand: Chinatown 1880 to 1939.” 

We’re kicking things off with a traditional lion dance by local students of the East Wind Foundation. The dance procession will begin in front of Union Station’s historic ticketing hall by the Info Kiosk, proceed into the Waiting Room and conclude next to the exhibition in the Waiting Room Gallery.  

Pick a spot to watch and take some pics!

After the dance procession, the event continues with a walk-through of the exhibition led by Metro Art and exhibition partners — Huntington-USC Institute of California and the West, the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California and family descendants who will share personal stories and insights about Chinatown.  

The event is free and everyone’s welcome! 

Event Details
Thursday, February 15, 2024
5:30PM to 7PM
Los Angeles Union Station (Waiting Room)
800 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

RSVP on Eventbrite. RSVPs are not required but requested. This is not a seated event as the procession and walk-through will move through the station. However, the event is wheelchair accessible and some seating is available for those who request mobility support upon arrival at the Metro Art table in the Waiting Room. 

It’s a short stroll from the station to Olvera Street and Chinatown if you would like to explore the neighborhood before or after the event.

Union Station may be on your commute home — plan to spend a few extra minutes with Metro Art. If not a regular visitor, Union Station is easy to reach. Our A, B and D Lines serve the station, as do many local bus lines, Metrolink regional rail and Amtrak.   

Metro fares are $3.50 roundtrip. To plan your transit trip, we recommend using Google or Apple Maps, the Transit or Moovit apps or metro.net.  

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