Upcoming Exhibits & Events
Moonlight Membership Appreciation Night
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 | 6:00 – 9:00pm
Chuang Garden | 404 Third Ave
$15 for members and their guests | $25 for non-members
Free for all new members how joined in 2014 | Join Today!
Celebrate the Moon Festival and help us welcome new members into the museum family on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 7:00 – 9:00pm in our beautiful and tranquil Chuang Garden. Enjoy Chinese food, music, beer, wine, a silent auction, and ancient Chinese legends under the full moon.
The museum hopes to increase membership and give new members who joined in 2014 a taste of what we have to offer including educational programs for children and adults, engaging exhibits, and exciting events. Life Members and our amazing loyal yearly Members are encouraged to invite friends and family who they believe will enjoy being part of our ever growing family.
$15 for members and their guests, $25 for nonmembers, Free for all new members who joined in 2014.
Non-members can join now or at the door to receive free admission. Recruit your friends to join the museum, and you could win a special surprise!
Space is limited and reservations are required. To RSVP, please contact the museum at 619.338.9888 or via email at email@example.com.
Family Moon Festival
Saturday, September 13, 2014 | 1:00 – 3:00pm
$4.00 Admission | Free for SDCHM Members and children under 12
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, Chuang Garden
404 Third Ave | San Diego, Ca 92101
It’s that time again when the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum opens it’s doors to families from all over the San Diego region to celebrate a time-honored Chinese tradition: the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. The Chinese celebrate the Moon or Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋節 on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month by savoring the full moon, the bounty of the harvest, and delicious mooncakes.
Join the us in celebrating the brightest full moon of the year! The event will be held on September 13, 2014 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm in the museum’s beautiful garden. Admission is $4, free for children under 12 and museum members.
Guests will see a demonstration on how to prepare traditional treats, which can include exotic flavors ranging from red bean paste to sweet lotus seed. Children will have a chance to make their own mooncakes, and volunteers will help museum staff retell Chinese legends about the jade rabbit and fairy princess living on the moon. Festivities in the museum garden will also include Chinese arts and crafts, a calligraphy demonstration and, of course, a chance to sample various types of mooncake!