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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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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). […]

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 […]