Tag Archive | asian art

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month

The Joys of Chinese Brush Painting — During the May celebration of Asian Heritage, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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). […]