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Autumn Gem

This project explores the extraordinary life of the Chinese revolutionary heroine and women's rights activist Qiu Jin (1875 – 1907).

August 20, 2009 8:00pm to 12:00am

Enjoy extended gallery hours plus Autumn Gem screened under the stars in the museum’s beautiful courtyard garden. Filmmakers Rae Chang and Adam Tow will introduce the film and answer questions.This is an outdoor event, so beach chairs, blankets and picnics are welcome!

Autumn Gem tells the story of China's first feminist, Qiu Jin (1875 -1907). During China's last dynasty, Qiu Jin challenged traditional roles, demanding equal rights for women. An accomplished writer, political activist, and leader of a revolutionary army, she redefined what it meant to be a woman in early 20th-century China.

Free for members, included with museum admission for non-members. RSVP to (626) 449-2742 ext. 31


Phone Number: 
(626) 449-2742