USC Pacific Asia Museum


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Pasadena, California 91101
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EVENTS GUIDE


 

 

 

 

All events are free to museum members and included with museum admission for non-members unless otherwise noted.

type
date
event

class Class

Thursday,
September 18
12:30-1:30 p.m.

Yoga

class Class

Saturday,
September 20
8-9:30 a.m.

Tai Chi Class
class Class

Saturday,
September 20
8:45-9:45 a.m.

Chinese Calligraphy
class Class

Saturday,
September 20
10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Chinese Brush Painting Class
Tour Tour

Saturday,
September 20
2-4 p.m.

Tour and Demonstration
Enjoy a focused look of A New Way Forward: Japanese Hanga of the 20th Century, led by the museum's assistant curator. The special tour will help you to better understand the revolutionary changes this traditional art form underwent. After the tour, print artist Madeleine Zygarewicz of Panorama Press demonstrates the multiple steps and skills required in the block printing process. Free for members, included with museum admission for non-members.

class Class

Sunday,
September 21
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Music Class

Learn to play the ukulele or guitar and sing traditional Hawaiian songs in this twelve week series. Instructors Charles Kiaha and Ilima Lei Russell have been performing since childhood, together as “Moana” since 1998. With over a decade of experience in instruction, they bring a love of Hawaiian music to their classes, performances and weekly radio show. Beginners welcome. Instrumental students must provide their guitar and/or ukulele. Students under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult. $160 members, $180 non-members.

special event Special Event

Sunday
September 21
2 p.m.

4th Annual A Day with Kung Fu Masters
Panel Discussion and Demonstrations

Presented in partnership with Joy of Kung Fu, this popular series takes a closer look at the splendor of martial arts through talks and demonstrations covering a wide array of styles and forms.

This year's program explores topics of How to Use Tai Chi for Self-defense by Sifu Lap Nguyen, Tai Chi for Mixed Martial Arts by Sifu Arnold Chien, and Wing Chun Applications by Sifu Franco Lung.
For the first time in this series, participants are invited to witness a Pushing Hands juried contest and a Wing Chun wooden dummy form demonstration. Chester Lin and Sudan Jeffers will also demonstrate "Push Rod with the Power." Don't miss out!

Free for museum members, $15 advanced purchase or $25 at the door for non-members

RSVP becky.sun@pam.usc.edu recommended.
To view the event flier, click here.

class Class

Thursday,
September 25
12:30-1:30 p.m.

Yoga

class Class

Saturday,
September 27
8-9:30 a.m.

Tai Chi Class
class Class

Saturday,
September 27
8:45-9:45 a.m.

Chinese Calligraphy
class Class

Saturday,
September 27
10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Chinese Brush Painting Class
Tour Tour

Saturday,
September 27
1-1:30 p.m.

Tour
Enjoy a focused look at Highlights of the Collection, led by the museum's docents. A great way to learn more about USC Pacific Asia Museum's diverse collection! Free for members, included with museum admission for non-members.

class Class

Sunday,
September 28
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Music Class

Learn to play the ukulele or guitar and sing traditional Hawaiian songs in this twelve week series. Instructors Charles Kiaha and Ilima Lei Russell have been performing since childhood, together as “Moana” since 1998. With over a decade of experience in instruction, they bring a love of Hawaiian music to their classes, performances and weekly radio show. Beginners welcome. Instrumental students must provide their guitar and/or ukulele. Students under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult. $160 members, $180 non-members.

class Class

Thursday,
October 2
12:30-1:30 p.m.

Yoga

class Class

Saturday,
October 4
8-9:30 a.m.

Tai Chi Class
class Class

Saturday,
October 4
8:45-9:45 a.m.

Chinese Calligraphy
class Class

Saturday,
October 4
10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Chinese Brush Painting Class
Families Families

Saturday,
October 4
10:30 a.m.

Silk Road Story Time
Join storyteller Sunny Stevenson for stories, plus make a craft and enjoy a snack. Free and open to the public.

Tour Tour

Saturday,
October 4
1-1:30 p.m.

Tour
Enjoy a focused look at Highlights of the Collection, led by the museum's docents. A great way to learn more about USC Pacific Asia Museum's diverse collection! Free for members, included with museum admission for non-members.

class Class

Sunday,
October 5
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Music Class

Learn to play the ukulele or guitar and sing traditional Hawaiian songs in this twelve week series. Instructors Charles Kiaha and Ilima Lei Russell have been performing since childhood, together as “Moana” since 1998. With over a decade of experience in instruction, they bring a love of Hawaiian music to their classes, performances and weekly radio show. Beginners welcome. Instrumental students must provide their guitar and/or ukulele. Students under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult. $160 members, $180 non-members.