Upcoming Exhibits & Events
San Diego Museum Council Presents
Dia de los Museos
June 2, 2013 | 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
at the Sherman Heights Community center
Free to All
Presented by the San Diego Museum Council, SDCHM is proud to participate in this year’s Dia de los Museosat the Sherman Heights Community Center. This special event brings a number of museum from all over San Diego County to the Sherman Heights Community Center for a day of family, friends, history, art, and culture!
The event will be on Sunday, June 2, 2013 from 11:00am – 2:00pm at the Sherman Heights Community Center on 2253 Island Ave, San Diego, CA 92102. Booths will be found both inside the community center and outside on the garden grounds.
SDCHM will be hosting a booth with fun information about ancient Chinese science and technology. Learn about how the Chinese invented the compass, the early forms of communication, and even create your own print!
The Calligraphy of Shantien Tom Chow
June 15, 2013 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension
$4.00 Admission | FREE for children under 12 and members
The fine art of calligraphy and brush painting represents various aspects of traditional Chinese culture. As artists grow and evolve through the influence of their environment, so do these classical forms of art. Life Force without Limit reflects Shantien Tom Chow’s proud Chinese heritage as well as his fresh experiences living in California. over forty of his paintings and calligraphy will be exhibited in the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension.
The exhibit opening will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension. Special event admission is $4.00, children under 12 years of age and members are always free.
In addition to having the rare opportunity of seeing a master calligrapher’s work, Master Chow will also be creating some pieces live during the opening. This is definitely one event you will not want to miss!