NEWS: Filipino American Museum Seeks to Fill Void

ArtAsiaPacific
Nov 13, 2013 8:45AM

In 2010, the United States Census counted around 3.4 million Filipino-Americans nationwide—the largest Filipino population outside the Philippines and the second largest Asian-American population behind Chinese-Americans. Given that at least 17,500 museums currently exist in the United States, according to the American Alliance of Museums, the conspicuous absence of a museum engaging the interests of a considerably large demographic makes the recent launch of the Filipino American Museum (FAM) all the more significant.

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