USC PAM offers a balanced and expansive array of public and campus programs inspired by Asian and Pacific Islands art and culture to bring us into deeper conversation with each other and ourselves.

Check the event calendar page for all upcoming programs!

Lunar New Year

Our annual Lunar New Year Festival features live performances in dance, music, and martial arts, as well as artmaking workshops for the whole family, food trucks, and more! Admission to the festival and museum galleries is always FREE!

Signature Programs 

Whether you’re looking for family activities, cultural performances, or lectures, USC PAM’s signature programs have something for everyone!

Free 2nd Sunday@PAM

Offering free admission, this lively, intergenerational event is a celebration of cultures and themes presented in our collection and special exhibitions. Each program is unique, featuring activities such as artmaking workshops, storytime, tours, performances, screenings, and more. Collaboration with local artists and cultural partners enhance this community program. Museum admission is free on the second Sunday of each month. Interactive programming occurs on the second Sunday of select months. Check the Public Programs page for upcoming events.


Featuring experts in their fields, this series explores a broad spectrum of topics related to culture, history, and the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands.


Taught by artists in a variety of media, our workshops are  designed to spark curiosity through new techniques and creative exploration inspired by the museum collection and special exhibitions. Workshops are intended for all levels of expertise (unless otherwise noted) and cost varies based on project and supplies. Check the Public Programs page for upcoming workshops.


A wide array of inspiring performances by world-caliber artists. Performances range from classic to contemporary—including music, dance, theater, and cinema.

Campus Partnerships

Stronger than Hate
Asian Pacific American Student Services

Community Engagement