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From the Abundant Pharmacy: Traditional Chinese Medicine in LA's Chinatown
The exhibition features historical and contemporary photographs and videos of selected stores and herbalists.
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Monday thru Friday
Cross Streets: Alameda / Main
The second installment in The California Endowment’s Center for Healthy Communities’ exhibition series on folk medicine in urban settings, From the Abundant Pharmacy explores the role of traditional Chinese medicine in the creation and recreation of Los Angeles’ Chinese communities. The exhibition features historical and contemporary photographs, video documentation of selected stores and herbalists, as well as artifacts, products and archival material.
The Chinese American Museum and The Chinese Historical Society of Southern California are organizing partners in this event.
For more information, visit www.calendow.org.