Events

Chinese Jade: Stone of Heaven —

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). […]

Chinese Brush Painting workshops at San Mateo County Libraries

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 […]

Interactive Workshop Series – Chinese Brush Painting

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 […]

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 […]