40 Years: A Commemoration of Vietnamese Refugee Resettlement

Event detail

This exhibition marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon in 1975, the mass exodus that followed and the refugee resettlement of the Vietnamese diaspora. It tells the story of loss, cultural identities between generations struggling to coexist, and the process of rebuilding a new life in a foreign environment. The exhibition shares the refugee experience by celebrating the progress of the Vietnamese diaspora worldwide through photography and historical artifacts. Main Library, Grove St. exhibit case, February 7 – April 5, 2015.  Related event: Join us for an opening seminar with Dieu Khuong-Huu, Phu Van Bui, My Linh Nguyen. Main Library, Koret Auditorium, February 8, 1:00. The exhibition and program are organized by Au Co Vietnamese Cultural Center and funded by the San Francisco Arts Commission and the California Arts Council.

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