TAI CHI IN THE GARDEN

Originating in ancient China, Tai Chi is a tranquil and centering practice of the mind and body. Surround yourself with Chinese flora, koi fish, and ancient sculptures as instructor Dane Dormio leads you through the motions.

THIRD SATURDAY   LECTURES

Explore intriguing aspects of Chinese history, culture and art through our monthly lecture series, featuring special guest speakers. SDCHM guest speakers include a variety of students, academics, and professionals who will share a unique viewpoint on their interesting topics. Bring the whole family because these lectures assume no prior knowledge, nonetheless, they offer fresh perspectives for those well versed in Chinese history, culture, and art.

ASIAN PACIFIC HISTORIC DISTRICT TOUR

On the second Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to noon, hear from one of our docents about the early history of the downtown area, tracing back to the late 1800’s. Visualize the cultural gap between the Chinatown of the past and the Asian Pacific Historic District of the present. Learn about locations of significance, such as the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association and the Quin Residence. These are testaments to the Chinese community in San Diego, a reminder that history is not forgotten.

Jiātíng gùshì: INTERGENERATIONAL ORAL HISTORY PROJECT

Starting in July 2019, San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum will present a series of community workshops, under the program title, Jiātíng gùshì: Intergenerational Oral History Project.  Taking place on select Saturdays, from July until early November, the Museum will realize a series of workshop sessions, engaging youth in conducting oral history interviews with family members.  This program will also mark the start of an ongoing oral history program, where Museum researchers, facilities and equipment will be made available to community members throughout the year.