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Chinese Brush Painting – an Introduction

Friday, August 11 @ 1:00 – 2:30 pm Lafayette Library & Learning Center, Arts & Science Room Do you wish to learn how to appreciate a Chinese painting of a simple flower, or decipher an enigmatic landscape of mountain and water 山水畫? If your answer is yes, you will want to attend an introduction session […]

Jade Tour — Free Target Sunday August 5th

  Place:     Asian Art Museum of San Francisco                  200 Larkin Street, San Francisco Time:      11:30am – 12:15noon Asian Art Museum docent Pauline Tsui will present a public tour on The Story of Jade, with an overview on the classification and stylistic development of Jades from various periods in China, with focus on the symbolic […]

Flower Power

Flower Power

Since ancient times, the botanical properties of flowers have come to represent both human and divine qualities.

Stone of Heaven – Chinese Jade

Where:  San Francisco Public Library, North Beach Branch When:  Wednesday, June 21st at 6:30 – 7:30 pm Address: 850 Columbus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94133 In China jade is believed to have life-prolonging qualities, and many consider jade to be more precious than gold. For thousands of years craftsmen have drawn inspiration from nature and […]

Hands-on Brush Painting Workshop

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with your local library Saturday, 2:30 – 4:00 pm, May 20, at Chinatown Branch, and Saturday, 2:00 – 3:30 pm, May 27, at Ortega Branch In traditional China, scholars and artists learned to do brushwork at a young age, painting was considered one of the three perfections in high art. Today […]

Nov 12th – Brush Painting Workshop with Pauline

A family workshop for adults and children age 10 or over . Participants will learn basic brush strokes in Chinese brush painting: Pauline Tsui will demonstrate how to paint flowers, fruits, simple fish, and the zodiac monkey; participants will learn to make a good-luck artwork to take home. Instruction will be given in both English […]

Emperors’ Treasures – Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei

When:  October 5, Wednesday, 10:30 – 11:30am Where:  Rhoda Goldman Plaza Senior Community Address: 2180 Post Street, San Francisco, CA Pauline Tsui will give an educational talk and slideshow of the special exhibition “Emperors’ Treasures” that had been on view  at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum from June 17 to September 18.  The show […]