Learn and practice Tai Chi at SDCHM’s Garden with instructor Dane Dormio! Originating in ancient China, Tai Chi is one of the most effective exercises for health of mind and body. Enjoy a Tai Chi session located in SDCHM’s beautiful garden filled with Chinese plants, koi fish, and ancient stone sculptures.

Regardless of your Chinese language skill, Mandarin Meetup at SDCHM is perfect for everyone. It is an opportunity for the SDCHM community and guests to converse in Mandarin or to learn a few words if you are a beginner. Bring your friends and family, drink some Chinese tea, improve your language skills, and most importantly relax and have fun.

Explore intriguing aspects of Chinese history, culture, and art, with our monthly lecture series featuring special guest speakers of the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum. 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.


San Diego Chinese Historical Museum offers regularly scheduled docent-led tours that are included with paid admission. All tours will operate year-round except on designated Museum Holidays. Reservations are required by phone at 619-338-9888 or by email to education@sdchm.org at least 24 hours in advance. Tours have a maximum number of 20 participants.