The museum is also hosting virtual public programs for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and on Thu/28, three Asian American women artists, Jenifer K Wofford, Chanel Miller and Jas Charanjiva, will talk with Abby Chen, the head of contemporary programs at the museum.
In the discussion, the artists will “share how the COVID lockdown and the rise in anti-Asian racism have impacted their practices.
Chen thought carefully about how to fill that space, wanting to take the neighborhood around the museum—the Tenderloin, the Civic Center, the BART station, and the farmers market—into account.
What’s most important is the content which draws on the patterns in the Asian Art Museum.
“Sort of a party on a wall.”She also wanted to include names of some Bay Area Asian American artists.