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Korean Americans

Korean American

Cultural Connections

Korean American National Museum
Opening Fall 2018

3727 W. 6th Street, Suite 519

Los Angeles, CA 90020
213.388.4229 fax 213.381.1288 

This museum focuses on both Korean and Korean American issues and culture. There are interesting rotating exhibits and special events. The museum is reaching out to the various generations of Korean Americans with lively programs such as the reading and book signing event they sponsored publicizing the publication of East to America.

Korean Cultural Center
5505 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323.936.7141 fax 323.936.5712
Opened in 1980, The Korean Cultural Center offers programs which introduce Korean culture, society, history, and arts to the American public. The museum is the official link between the United States and Korea in the field of culture and includes a book and video library as well as a museum. The journal, Korean Culture, is published quarterly by the Center.

Pacific Asia Museum
46 North Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
626.449.2742 fax 626.449.2454
The Pacific Asia Museum "preserves, presents and interprets to the public the arts and cultures of the Pacific and Asian peoples." Located in an interesting building that is a replica of a Chinese Treasure House with a lovely courtyard garden, the museum galleries are complimented by its research library and excellent book store. Family free days on the third Saturday of the month offer free programs for children and families. In the past, the Korean Celebration included workshops in fan making, chima chogoi pagi (paper folding), and kite making, and traditional food was served. Information about lectures, authors evenings, classes, and collection outreach is available to museum members through the newsletter. This is a good museum to join if you are interested in the broad spectrum of Asian cultures.

UCLA Asian American Studies Center
University of California, Los Angeles
3230 Campbell Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
The Center develops curricula, offers graduate degree programs, sponsors symposia, and maintains a reading room.

Korean Immigrant Workers Advocates of Southern California
3465 West 8th Street, 2nd. floor
Los Angeles, CA 90005
213.738.9050 fax. 213.738.9919
A resource for finding out about Korean American employment realities.

Korean Youth and Community Center
680 South Wilton Place
Los Angeles, CA 90005
A community leader in providing programs for youth and families.