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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 […]

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Painting with Pauline — interactive learning art workshops

Welcome Spring 2018! Learn to paint with Chinese ink and watercolors, render flowers of the four seasons and small animals using a Chinese brush. This class is for beginners with no brush painting skills as well as intermediate learners who are interested to refresh their techniques and gain a deeper appreciation of Chinese art and […]

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 […]