C100 Supports New-York Historical Society Exhibit on Chinese Americans

Posted on September 23, 2014

On September 23, the New-York Historical Society (N-YHS) opened an important and unique exhibition entitled Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion, which follows the history of U.S.-China relations and journey of Chinese Americans from the time of George Washington to the present. Committee of 100 Founders Henry Tang, Oscar Tang, and Shirley Young attended the exhibition opening, along […]

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C-100 Founders Henry Tang and Oscar Tang and C-100 member John Long at the New-York Historical Society’s Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion exhibition opening

On September 23, the New-York Historical Society (N-YHS) opened an important and unique exhibition entitled Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion, which follows the history of U.S.-China relations and journey of Chinese Americans from the time of George Washington to the present. Committee of 100 Founders Henry Tang, Oscar Tang, and Shirley Young attended the exhibition opening, along with C-100 members Anla Cheng, John Chiang, Michael Lin, John Long, Hao Jiang Tian, and Pauline Yu. Oscar Tang spoke on behalf of the Tang Family Foundation, which provided leadership support for the exhibition, and told a moving and enlightening  story of US-China educational exchanges which marked his personal journey as a Chinese American. 


The $2.8 million exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion occupies 5,000 square feet of gallery space and is the first-ever celebration of the history and contributions of Chinese Americans at N-YHS. The exhibition will run until May 1, 2015 and includes a public program series with panel discussions among historians, writers, artists, members of the financial community, and political leaders, as well as concerts featuring Chinese and Chinese American musicians.

Learn more about the exhibition here.

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MEMBERS INVOLVED

Henry S. Tang

Managing Partner of Carnegie Towers Strategic Investment Advisory

Oscar Tang

Expert on Chinese Culture and Art, noted philanthropist

Shirley Young

President of U.S.-China Cultural Institute

Anla Cheng

Senior partner, Sino-Century China Private Equity, LLC

John Chiang

Innovative politician and State Treasurer, California

Michael C. Lin

Accomplished biomedical scientist

John S. Long

Industry leader in real estate investment

Hao Jiang Tian

Internationally-renowned opera singer

Pauline Yu

President, American Council of Learned Societies

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