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Lunar New Year Celebration at JPMC

Year of the Rabbit

Place: JPMC Silicon Valley Tech Center, Hanover Street, Palo Alto

Date: February 9th, Thursday, 2023

Time: 3:00 – 5:30 pm

Join us for a slideshow and art talk on ‘The Customs & Origins of Lunar New Year’, presented by artist and Asian Art Museum docent Pauline Tsui. Find out the meaning of the lion dance, and why people wear red on New Year’s day.

After the talk, Pauline will demonstrate and teach how to use a Chinese brush to paint auspicious flowers and a zodiac animal. Participants will create a lucky painting to bring home. Pre-registration is required, no prior art experience is required.

Bio: Pauline Tsui is an artist, a writer, and a docent of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. She studied traditional Chinese brush painting with renowned masters in Hong Kong and China; attended Mills College in Oakland, California, National School of Fine Arts in Paris, and Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Pauline teaches painting and calligraphy workshops in museums, libraries, etc., and offers online classes to individuals and private groups. Pauline’s East-meets-West approach, as well as her methodical teaching style, appeal to a broad audience of various cultural and ethnic backgrounds.


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