Calligraphy is a revered art form that has existed for thousands of years and is considered a high art in Chinese culture. Drop in anytime during the scheduled demonstrations to learn more about this art and watch classically-trained scholars from the Wisdom Arts Academy, share techniques of this ancient art.
Free with membership or admission. Chinese New Year is the most popular time to visit the garden. Plan for the best visit by purchasing your tickets ahead of time and arriving early for your favorite activities.
Wisdom Arts Academy is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to helping the public to heal the body and mind with arts and education. The Wisdom Arts Academy operates from the holistic health principle that true health and enrichment originate from a balance of physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Practicing and learning the arts: music, dance, martial arts, and fine arts can help to achieve that balance. With more than 10 years of experience in music lessons, Wisdom Art Academy provides award-winning instruction to its students. Wisdom Art Academy’s instructors are motivated by their love of music and the passion to transfer their knowledge and skills to others so that their creativity and talent can shine.
Chinese New Year lasts for 15 days, and each day is packed with things to see and do. Download the full calendar of events here to start planning your visit.
Traditional lantern viewings close out Chinese New Year festivities, when the garden glows with hanging red lanterns and the lake reflects the light of large illuminated lantern sculptures. A dragon procession and special performances are all a part of these special evenings.
239 Northwest Everett Street, Portland, Oregon 97209
Call Us: 503.228.8131
Lan Su Chinese Garden
220 NW 2nd Avenue, Suite 1050, Portland, Oregon 97209
Members, donors and visitors help keep Lan Su healthy and growing. Lan Su is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all donations and memberships are tax deductible. Lan Su’s Federal Tax ID number (EIN) is 93-1296840.