The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco presents an exhibit from February 17 to May 28, 2017 displaying rare items from Han-era excavation sites.
Retainers of Anarchy is a solo exhibition featuring new work from Howie Tsui that considers wuxia as a narrative tool for dissidence and resistance. (March 4 - May 28, 2017)
This talk will introduce the evolvement of the Chinese Mind from the Axial Age to the present in the perspective of world philosophy. It will focus on traditional Chinese wisdom in Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism in ancient China and its interaction with Western thought since 17th century, and underline some important features of the Chinese Mind on the basis of the rich intellectual history of China.
The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, Department of Ethnomusicology presents the Spring Festival of World Music and Jazz 2017, "Near East Ensemble and Music of China Ensemble Concert".
In honor of International Children’s Day and in conjunction with BookExpo America & BookCon, China Institute presents a family festival celebrating some of the most beloved Chinese children’s stories.
On June 7, 2017, delve into the history behind China Institute’s upcoming exhibit, Dreams Of The Kings: A Jade Suit for Eternity with lecture exploring the architecture and decoration of Han dynasty tombs by renowned scholar, Nancy S. Steinhardt. Placing objects from the exhibition in their architectural context, Dr Steinhardt will contrast royal and non-royal tombs, and through the tombs of wealthy citizens of Han dynasty show how the desire for immortality is only part of the final statements of men and women in Han China.
The Huntington presents an afternoon of Chinese Yue opera featuring international artists Wang Zhiping and Huang Hui of the Shanghai Yueju Company, accompanied by performers from the California Yueju Center.