A community speaker’s lecture at your local libraries 一in September/October Asian Art Museum docent Pauline Tsui will present the Story of Jade: with a brief introduction about the formation and classification of jade, to be followed by an appreciation of jade pieces (with examples crafted over thousands of years up till early 20th century China). […]
A celebration of Asian culture and Mid Autumn Moon festival — Between September and October, there will be numerous hands-on brush painting workshops, jointly presented by the San Mateo County Libraries and artist Pauline Tsui. In this workshop, Pauline will demonstrate how to paint flowers, fruits, and Chinese zodiac animals. Each participant will learn basic […]
Lafayette Library & Learning Center presents a three-part beginner/intermediate workshop that combines lessons on the historical development and popular motifs of Chinese brush painting with hands-on creation of finished works. All art materials provided, pre-registration required. Class size limited to 15 per class. Part 1: Wednesday September 6, 1:00-3:30p Brief history and development of brush […]
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 […]
Since ancient times, the botanical properties of flowers have come to represent both human and divine qualities.
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 […]
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 […]