Zhi Lin: Tracing Chinese Workers’ Footsteps to Promontory Summit

Exhibition March 23, 2019 – June 15, 2019

Zhi Lin: Tracing Chinese Workers’ Footsteps to Promontory Summit features paintings by an internationally-acclaimed artist, Zhi Lin, who has spent more than a decade attempting to trace the history of Chinese workers in the western United States, with a special focus on railroad workers. Zhi’s breathtaking works of art for this exhibition include both representational and abstract pieces that explore the lost experience of those workers.

Special programs related to the exhibition will occur throughout the run of the exclusive exhibitions. On Saturday, April 20, at 3pm, artist Zhi Lin will be at the museum to speak about his art. On Saturday, May 4th, at 3pm, Old Glory Vintage Dancers will present a historical dance demonstration and will provide instruction. On Monday, June 10, the museum will be open late for a night at the museum, with special hours from 6 to 9pm, and there will be a historical fashion show, showcasing the fashions of the 18th century to 20th century, starting at 6:30pm.

Image of Workers Vantage Point of Andrew J Russell's Champagne Photo
Workers' Vantage Point of Andrew J. Russell's Champagne Photo Site. Zhi Lin, 2008. Chinese ink on paper