On October 18, ACE held another successful pop-up museum exhibit celebrating Filipino-American History Month at the John Steinbeck Library in Salinas. Thanks to Kristan, Carissa Purnell, and the Library staff for your support! Thanks also to ACE & FANHS members for helping out. We had a great time, looking at objects and images brought by participants, and talking with visitors. Below are some photographs capturing the event:
Kristan Amaral from the J. Steinbeck Library helped us set up the pop-up. In the background are Richard Villegas (L.) and Jess Tabasa (R.)
The John Steinbeck Library staff had their own exhibit of Filipino-authored books.
A section of the exhibit; photo of pinays from the Jean Vengua Collection.
Al Baguio (left), Larry Hirahara checking out the books (right).
Historian Alex Fabros came by for a visit: left to right: Al Baguio, Lowellen Sucgang, Vanessa Bautista, Alex Fabros.
Jess Tabasa (foreground) and Susan Aremas (background), talking with visitors.
ACE members Jess Tabasa (left) and Wellington Lee (right).
The pop-up museum is an informal museum exhibit created by participants who bring objects and images.
Visitor Francisco Garcia.
Jess Tabasa playing Nick Vengua’s ukulele.