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San Diego Chinese Historical Museum

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404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States

December 2015

Museum & Garden Tour

December 5, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2016

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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$5

The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum offers museum tours on the first Saturday of every month.

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February 2016

Chinese New Year Street Fair

February 13, 2016 - February 14, 2016
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Enjoy free access to the museum during the annual Chinese New Year Street Fair. For more information about the fair, follow the link below: Chinese New Year Street Fair

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May 2016

SDCHM celebrates International Museum Day

May 18, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Join the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum (SDCHM) as the Museum celebrates International Museum Day on Wednesday, May 18 2016! Admission is FREE for the entire day! Just bring your family, friends, and yourself! In addition SDCHM’s permanent collection and garden, Embracing a Noble Tradition will be on view at the Chuang Archive & Learning Center just a block away from SDCHM’s mission building. Sign up for a membership on International Museum Day, a get a FREE SDCHM tote bag!

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June 2016

Bringing International Children’s Day to San Diego

June 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Celebrate International Children's Day with SDCHM and the Gaslamp Museum! Join SDCHM for cultural games and activities for kids! FREE for children 12 and under, $5 for adults.

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The Unveiling of the Stone Lions

June 18, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Join SDCHM for the unveiling of the Asian Pacific Historic District Stone Lions with the San Diego Lucky Lion Dancers!

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Tai Chi in the Garden!

June 18, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Tai Chi classes are now at SDCHM with Tai Chi Master, Henry Cheng! Great opportunity to exercise in the sunshine! Tai Chi classes will be held on Saturdays in SDCHM’s garden from 1:00pm-2:00pm.

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Tai Chi in the Garden!

June 25, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Tai Chi classes are now at SDCHM with Tai Chi Master, Henry Cheng! Great opportunity to exercise in the sunshine! Tai Chi classes will be held on Saturdays in SDCHM’s garden from 1:00pm-2:00pm.

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August 2016

Special Trip to LA with SDCHM

August 27, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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A chance to visit two once in a lifetime shows at the Getty Museum and LACMA. To RSVP, please contact tanya@sdchm.org or call 619.338.9888.

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September 2016

Community Appreciation Month

September 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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SDCHM is FREE in SEPTEMBER for Community Appreciation Month. Please email info@sdchm.org or call 619.338.9888 for any inquiries.

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Membership Appreciation Night

September 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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The Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋節 is the Chinese traditional harvest celebration day, a time for families and friends to come together to celebrate their bounty. Join SDCHM on the night when we celebrate our wonderful museum family! We will enjoy great company, Chinese food and cocktails, and musical performances in our serene museum garden as we look up under the full moon! Renew your membership and invite your friends to join SDCHM today! Free Admission for Museum Members RSVP to info@sdchm.org…

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October 2016

The Art of Chinese Calligraphy

October 22, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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$10

Join the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) at the Museum for a full morning of calligraphy. Learn about all of the different aspects of the Chinese language and discover the unique writing techniques used in Chinese calligraphy.

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November 2016

20th Annual Veterans Day Luncheon

November 12, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Join us for our milestone 20th Annual Luncheon to meet these honorable veterans and their families. Special guest: Dr. Pedro Chan, curator of "Salute to the Flying Tigers of WWII" exhibit now on display at the Chuang Archive & Learning Center.

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February 2017

The 35th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair

February 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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FREE

Bring the entire family including the little ones to the 35th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair and experience unforgettable family fun at SDCHM! For the first time ever, the Museum will present special guest from the San Diego Zoo, Bamboo Panda, who will join us in the Museum Garden Saturday ONLY! Bamboo Panda, San Diego Zoo's baby panda mascot, will meet and greet kids in the garden from 1:00pm-1:30pm. The fun will not end there--right after Bamboo Panda's visit, we will tell the story of the Year of the Rooster by Oliver Chin, an award-winning children's book series.

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The 35th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair

February 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Bring the entire family including the little ones to the 35th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair and experience unforgettable family fun at SDCHM! On Sunday ONLY, special guest Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan will read from her award-winning book, Paper Son and her newly published book, Popo's Lucky Chinese New Year. Dr. Loh-Hagan will be available for a meet and greet and will also sign books after the reading. Books available for purchase in the Museum garden.

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March 2017

Free Hour of Garden Meditation

March 25, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until April 8, 2017

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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FREE

The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum has opened the Museum Garden to the San Diego community. The Museum Garden will be open from 9:00 am-10:00 am every Saturday for visitors to enjoy. Guests are welcome to meditate, read a book, or even practice tai chi!

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Open House San Diego

March 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until March 26, 2017

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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FREE

We are joining the San Diego Architectural Foundation in the annual Open House San Diego! We are offering FREE admission to the Mission Building during the weekend of March 25-26! SDCHM will be open from 10am-4pm on both days!

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April 2017

Mandarin Meetup

April 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 13, 2017

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Free

Looking to practice Mandarin with local San Diegans? San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is now hosting FREE Mandarin Meetup sessions in the Museum’s Chuang Garden.

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February 2018

Chinese Tea Ceremony

February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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San Diego Chinese Historical Museum invites you to a Chinese Tea Ceremony. We will be joined by Ms. Wang Yun, one of the best tea artists in China and the founder of Juechadao, for a traditional tea ceremony and tea tasting. The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will be hosting this event in collaboration with Global Education Elite, Juechadao and the International Tea Masters Association. Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. SDCHM Chuang Archive & Learning…

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Exhibition Opening: An Exhibit on the Life and Deeds of Dr. Shih-Liang Chien

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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        Event Information: On Thursday, Feb. 22, The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum will introduce their new exhibit, An Exhibit on the Life & Deeds of Dr. Shih-Liang Chien (1908-1983). From 2 to 4 p.m., there will be an exhibition opening ceremony which will include a special presentation by Dr. Shien's son, Dr. Shu Chien on the subject "Father's Influence on my Life." The opening celebration will be held at the SDCHM Chuang Archive & Learning Center located at…

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36th Annual Chinese New Year Fair

February 24 @ 10:00 am - February 25 @ 10:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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Don't miss the 36th Annual Chinese New Year Fair held in downtown San Diego. Join us and enjoy a selection of more than 30 activities and performances over the span of two days! Welcome in the new year with the Lucky Lion Dancers, Asian Story Theater, and a raffle drawing full of prizes. Take a look at the entertainment schedule and plan out your weekend ahead of time. Details on directions and parking can be found on the official website. This event is happening Saturday,…

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April 2018

Chinese Brush Painting for Children

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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  SDCHM is offering a series of three Chinese Brush Painting classes taught by Instructor Sylvia Hwa. Students will make ink from an ink stick using the ancient Chinese technique of grinding the ink stick on an ink stone until smooth, black ink is make. Using ink on rice paper, students will learn how to paint flowers, trees, natures scenes and a variety of animals. Each student will create a portfolio of their work to take home. Students will benefit…

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May 2018

Chinese Brush Painting for Children

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Avenue
San Diego, 92101 United States
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SDCHM is offering a series of three Chinese Brush Painting classes taught by Instructor Sylvia Hwa. Students will make ink from an ink stick using the ancient Chinese technique of grinding the ink stick on an ink stone until smooth, black ink is make. Using ink on rice paper, students will learn how to paint flowers, trees, natures scenes and a variety of animals. Each student will create a portfolio of their work to take home. Students will benefit from…

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September 2018

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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Tai Chi in the Garden

September 29 @ 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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November 2018

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

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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