Art News

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month

The Joys of Chinese Brush Painting — During the month of May, we invite you to experience the joys of brush painting by attending one of our hands-on art workshops. Participants learn how to appreciate Chinese painting and paint seasonal flowers and small animals. At the end of the workshop, each participant will have a […]

Exploring Japan’s Artistic Sensibilities

Japanese Aesthetics and Kimono Refashioned   — presented by Asian Art Museum Community Speakers Program Embark on a journey of Japanese aesthetics as expressed in the country’s extraordinary art and culture. This talk will tie in with the Asian Art Museum’s Kimono Refashioned exhibition which explores the impact of Japanese kimono on world fashion from the […]

Celebrate Year of the Pig – hands on workshops in the north and south Bay

In February we celebrate Lunar New Year with a number of Brush Painting and Calligraphy workshops in the north Bay and south Peninsular. A. Celebrate Year of the Pig and enjoy a hands-on workshop on Chinese brush painting. Participants will create auspicious lunar new year decorations and paint flowers and zodiac animal such as the […]

Chinese Brush Painting at Yu Ming

After school enrichment class for Grades  3 to 8, every Wednesday, 3:20 pm – 4:20 pm at Yu Ming Charter School, Oakland, CA Learn basic skills in Chinese brush painting and calligraphy: students will paint flowers, fruits, and small animals using Chinese ink and watercolors. Lessons include ‘the Four Noble Flowers’, ‘the Three Friends of […]

Painting with Pauline at Moraga Library

Painting with Pauline at Moraga Library

Join us on November 1 for a Brush Painting Workshop, explore the joys of Chinese brush painting by learning hands-on how to create pictures with brush strokes, ink and colors. This workshop is for beginners and intermediate level learners. Participants will paint seasonal flowers and small animals. All art materials will be provided. Pre-registration is required, sign up […]

Autumn Moon Festival Brush Painting Workshops

中秋节国画班 An Art-and-Cultural Event for All Ages Join us for a Mid-Autumn Festival celebration, artist-instructor Pauline Tsui will present  Chinese brush painting workshops at San Mateo County Libraries through out the month of September. Find out about the customs and legends of the Autumn Moon, including stories about the Moon Goddess Chang Au and the […]

Secret Language of Flowers

Community Outreach Docent Art Talk — presented by Asian Art Museum We all love the beauty and freshness of flowers, these gems of nature are very much a part of our lives. We present flowers for every occasion and every season, but do we know the meanings associated with each bloom? The Secret Language of […]