An etching or illustration of several generations of Asian women, seated around a stylized fish skeleton as large as a table. Each wears different traditional garb and holds a different food implement (bowls, jars, etc.)

Pop-up Exhibition

Colorado's Asian Food Culture: Rice & Resilience

History Colorado, in collaboration with the Japanese Arts Network and Asian Pacific Islander (API) community, is pleased to share with you a visual art and storytelling exhibition that celebrates Colorado's Asian Food Culture. Artists and community members highlight the importance of food and food legacy as it continues to be passed down through generations. 

An Asian-American man stands behind the counter of a store. He wears a white apron and is speaking to a customer.
A family of multiple generations stands in front of a storefront. Above them is a sign reading "(Pacific) Mercantile, Celebrating 75 Years in Denver"
A yellow pattern of interconnected circles and oblongs, reminiscent of fatty tissue.
A black and white photo of a group of Asian American men and women in work clothes, laboring in a field.
An etching or illustration of several generations of Asian women, seated around a stylized fish skeleton as large as a table. Each wears different traditional garb and holds a different food implement (bowls, jars, etc.)