“Where I Belong” by Lizzie Chen. Ballroom | On Display January 13 – June 29. Mixed-race families open their doors to share lived experiences of Asian American Pacific Islander youth in Austin. The exhibit is co-curated by Lizzie Chen and the Asian American Resource Center. Lizzie Chen received a Masters in Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. As a first generation Taiwanese American, she is interested in capturing the stories of marginalized communities through photojournalism, such as the immigrant community. Opening Reception on Jan. 13, noon – 4 p.m.
“Beyond Bollywood:” Indian Americans Shape the Nation. Foyer and Ballroom | Traveling exhibition opens Jan. 29. Explore the heritage, daily experience, and numerous contributions that Indian immigrants and Indian Americans have made in shaping the U.S. Enjoy complementary educational programming throughout the exhibition period provided by South Asian Austin Moms. The project was created by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department, Museums and Cultural Programs Division is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institute. The exhibition is presented in partnership between the Asian American Resource Center and South Asian Austin Moms.