Tag Archive | asian art

Customs & Origins of Lunar New Year –

a free cultural event at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center When:    Tuesday, February 13, 2:00 — 3:00 pm Where:   Lafayette Library & Learning Center, Art and Science Room Join us for a talk and discussion on ‘The Customs & Origins of Lunar New Year’ with artist and Asian Art Museum docent Pauline Tsui. Find out […]

Celebrate the Year of the Dog

Join us for a hands-on workshop celebrating the ‘Lunar New Year & Year the Dog‘. Artist and Asian Art Museum docent Pauline Tsui will talk about customs of the new year and demonstrate how to use a Chinese brush to paint auspicious flowers and zodiac animals. Participants will learn to paint a lucky banner and […]

Customs & Origins of the Lunar New Year

Art talk and demo at Portola Valley Library – Learning Center – Tuesday, January 30th, 1:00-2:30pm. Pauline Tsui will present a slideshow and talk on ‘The Customs & Origins of Lunar New Year’. Find out how the spring festival is celebrated in various parts of Asia and in the U.S. Learn the proper greetings for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]