Asian Pacific American Heritage Month


May is observed as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, paying tribute to the past and future generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders that have enriched America's history and are instrumental in its future success.

Below are links to local and regional virtual programs celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in 2021:

Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center: Online exhibition and resources

The Library of Congress:  A variety of events, performances, and panel discussions


National Park Service: Stories and learning opportunities 


Prince George’s County Library System: Live, virtual events, online videos and galleries, and resources for allyship and stopping Asian hate.


Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission: Virtual events and an in-person drive-through to pick up Asian-style meal kits and art kits!