On Jan. 12, Al Young was inducted into the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), Northwest Division “Hall of Fame.” Young was the first Asian American World Champion race car driver. He retired after teaching high school for 37 years in the Seattle Public Schools, instructing subjects ranging from Auto Shop, Physical Education, Film Study, and […]
Robes at the Wing Luke
The Wing Luke Museum will be exhibiting a collection of the Qing Dynasty Robes. The robes were donated by the Young family. Al Young and sister Connie Yu, keynote speaker, were in attendance at the opening. The robes will be on display until March 29. (end)
Qing Dynasty Robes find new home at Wing Luke
By Irene Lu Northwest Asian Weekly Chinese Americans built railroads, they fought for civil rights, and they brought the Chinese heritage over the Pacific Ocean.
Chinese robes headed back to the Northwest
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Several robes from the Young collection will be heading back to the Pacific Northwest in the coming months, though their destination is not yet decided.
Young family serves TAM with lawsuit, then drops it
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Al Young and his sister Connie Yu Young served the Tacoma Art Museum with a lawsuit on Thursday, Feb. 28, to stop the auction of their late parents’ donation to the Tacoma Art Museum. Then, on Tuesday, March 5, they withdrew the lawsuit following a concession from the Tacoma […]
TAM sale of Chinese treasures upsets donors — Museum sells collection of jades and robes
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly For years, the Tacoma Art Museum has wowed attendees with its collection of Chinese textiles and jades, many of which