The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will be presenting Technology: From Ancient China to Modern Day on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 11:00am – 3:00pm. Admission is free for children under 12 years old with adult admission of $2.00.
Get a first-hand look at the evolution of ancient Chinese inventions into modern-day technologies with artifacts from the museum’s permanent collection. Participants can replicate the ancient Chinese versions of compasses, block prints, and wheelbarrow in order to explore the mathematical and scientific principles behind them.
Walk-ins welcome, reservations are highly recommended. Offer good while supplies last.
To accompany her exhibit opening, Li Huai will hold an art workshop at the Chuang Archive and Learning Center on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00pm.
Explore the wonderful world of Chinese arts with calligraphy as a point of departure and world-renowned artist and UCSD faculty member, Li Huai, as your guide. Experience how Chinese painting can unify mind, body, and soul by experimenting with intricate Chinese characters, expressive brushwork, and the cultivation of bodily energies through controlled breathing and rhythmic movement. Beginners and accomplished artists alike will learn to better engage their inner artist with this unique artistic opportunity.
Admission is $5 for SDCHM members and $10 general, materials will be provided.
All ages welcome.
Pre-registration is required. Pre-registration ends on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 3:00pm. To pre-register or for more information, please call 619-338-9888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Current Exhibits:
New exhibit coming soon!
Chuang Archive and Learning Center Current Exhibits:
Open: October 4 – December 6, 2014
Perpetually Dazzled, inspired by a recent visit to China, engages with the problems of information and interpretation while using the Chuang Archive and Learning Center as a supporting structure. This exhibit will run from October 4 – December 6, 2014.
Li Huai received her MFA in art at the California Institute of the Arts before joining the faculty of the Visual Arts Department at UCSD. Her work ranges from installation to Chinese calligraphy and has been featured in prestigious venues in San Diego, Asia, and Europe.
Please begin you visit at the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum offers museum tours on the first Saturday and an Asian Pacific Historic District Walking tour on the second Saturday of every month. Space is limited so make your reservations today. See Ongoing Events for more information.
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