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August 2018

Gaslamp Museum History Talks! Lecture

August 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension, 328 J Street
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is opening the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension Building at 328 J St to a special event presented by the Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House. On Wednesday, August 8 at 7 p.m. attendees can enjoy a lecture as part of the History Talks! series called The Gaslamp Quarter: It Wasn't Always This Way, presented by Michael Stepner, Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the New School of Architecture and Design. He will…

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Bravo International Music Academy Concert, “A Bridge to Connect”

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Chuang Archive & Learning Center, 541 B Second Ave
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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$20

The museum, in collaboration with the San Diego Chinese Choral Society, is hosting a very special concert called "A Bridge to Connect" on Saturday, August 11 at 3:00 p.m. Strings students from around the world will be performing at this concert as a part of their two-week music academy put on by the Bravo International Music Academy. Renowned artists and professors help students tailor their craft and give exposure to their practice, such as performing in various San Diego locations, in…

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September 2018

Exhibit Opening: World in Porcelain

September 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Chuang Archive & Learning Center, 541 B Second Ave
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Please RSVP by clicking here. The World in Porcelain exhibit is making its United States debut on Saturday, September 15.  The museum will first celebrate with a 3pm reception at the Chuang Archive and Learning Center.    Attendees will then walk over to the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension at 328 J Street to be the first to view the exclusive porcelain pieces spanning three centuries of trade history. This collection highlights the fascination Europeans had with technically sophisticated "Fine China", beginning in the…

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House of China Moon Festival

September 22

The sights, and sounds of Moon Festival come alive with remarkable entertainment on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 6 PM at the Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park, San Diego. There will be Moon Cakes, Jianbing (Chinese street crepe), Baozi, Dumplings, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese Crafts, Dragon Dance, Lion Dance, Performance from China, and hours of entertainment. This is a FREE to the public event. For further information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/674669652923386/

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Family Moon Festival

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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On Sunday, September 23 from 2 to 4 p.m., the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will host a Moon Festival at in their garden located at 404 Third Avenue. The Chinese celebrate the Moon or Mid-Autumn Festival on the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month by savoring the full moon, the bounty of the harvest and delicious mooncakes. To celebrate this tradition, the museum invites children and their parents to enjoy the brightest full moon of the year with…

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October 2018

Third Saturday Lecture: Susie Lan Cassel

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chuang Archive & Learning Center, 541 B Second Ave
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Save the Date for the Museum's Third Saturday Lecture Series guest, Susie Lan Cassel, professor of literature and writing studies, on Saturday, October 20. In the decade leading up the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Law, Ah Quin lived in and around the largest Chinatown in America, which not coincidentally became the hub for Denis Kearney’s “The Chinese Must Go!” Workingmen’s movement.  Living in the midst of anti-Chinese hostility, Ah Quin, like many of his countrymen, regularly retreated to the Chinese theaters and the five…

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November 2018

Gaslamp Fallback Festival 2018

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gaslamp Museum, 410 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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We are very excited to participate in the Gaslamp Museum's Fallback Festival on Sunday, November 4 at 11am. Admission is FREE! Come out to celebrate Fall with us by stopping by our booth! We will be featuring a Chinese lottery game along with other activities. 

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Veteran’s Day Lunch

November 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Come celebrate Veteran's Day with us at our FREE luncheon on Saturday, November 10. Meet veterans and their families and mingle with the San Diego community. To attend, please RSVP to ashley@sdchm.org

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December 2018

Tai Chi in the Garden

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Join us for Tai Chi every Saturday at the Museum's garden. Tea is provided. We hope to see many of you there. 

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Mandarin Meet-up

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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This is an introductory course that aims to help people with little or no previous background in Chinese develop basic communicative competency in Chinese. With its primary emphasis on daily tasks that one may encounter when first going to a Chinese-speaking community, the program is designed for developing the listening, speaking and conversing skills needed for accomplishing these tasks.

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