World in Porcelain
September 15, 2018 – January 19, 2019
This fall, the museum will be the first in the United States to host “World in Porcelain: 16th – 19th Century Export Porcelain”, showcasing a private collection of porcelain. Porcelain was one of China’s primary trading exports during the Maritime Silk Road period that lasted for more than 300 years. The museum invites visitors to be among the first in the country to view this collection of plates, vases, bowls and more as a symbol of Chinese culture, history and art.
Legendary Art Works: 20th Century Chinese Painting & Calligraphy
July 24 – Oct. 20, 2018
Legendary Art Works is an extraordinary exhibition of 20th century paintings and calligraphy works selected by founders and prominent members of the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum. With a particular focus on the spirit of China and identity, well-known leaders and revolutionaries in China from the 20th century master the styles of their times and provide new techniques to the practice of painting and calligraphy, all during China’s turbulent changes, transitions, and periods of war. The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum provides opportunities for interaction, learning and visibility of Chinese art and culture as seen by this unique exhibition opportunity at the University Club.
Note: This exhibition is located at The University Club and is only open to University Club members