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Throughout the year, Lan Su offers a series of events tied to larger multi-day and month events in addition to special programs geared for specific audiences and festivals. Unless otherwise noted, these events are free with membership or admission and do not require registration.
Learn how to play mahjong with a group of experienced players.
Learn the history, art and stories behind some of Asia’s most famous foods with talks and tastes from more than a dozen local Asian restaurants throughout the month.
Every Tuesday & Thursday in June, tour Asian culinary delights with tastes from local restaurants and food carts. Talk topics include the history and art of dumplings, dim sum, bao, and more.
Join local artist Sine Morse, while she demonstrates the art of paper cutting. An exhibition of her work will be on display in the garden through June, 2018.
Join Dr. Ronald G. Knapp for a presentation on the stunningly well-preserved homes that combine Chinese, European, and local influences featured in his book, “Chinese Houses of Southeast Asia: The Eclectic Architecture of Sojourners and Settlers.”
*Please note that this talk does NOT take place at Lan Su Chinese Garden. The location of this event is room 142/144 at University of Oregon, White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch St.
Join Taiwanese artist, Amy Tsai, as she demonstrates traditional “Lingnan” style brush painting techniques on a variety of ceramic objects.
The Gongfu tea brewing style is the most traditional way to brew tea in China. Join Pearl Zhang from the Red Robe Teahouse and learn the techniques to master this authentic tradition.
In celebration of the Rose Festival in June, Lan Su is hosting the Portland Rose Society for a rose display featuring some of Portland’s most famous roses.
Discover the wonders of silk this July & August at Lan Su, including talks, a silk worm display, and a display of silk art and textiles.
Enjoy an afternoon in the garden with the mellow, expressive, melodic, and exquisite sound of Erhu.
Meet Lan Su artist Hsin-Yi Huang and view an exhibition of their work on display in July & August, 2018.
Learn about the pipa and Chinese musical form from Master Ms. Wu Man, as she shares her knowledge and talent of this beautiful instrument.
Lan Su Chinese Garden and PDX Jazz present Jazz in the Garden, a summer music series held in the early evening splendor of Portland’s most intimate venue. The series showcases five concerts Tuesday evenings July 17 through August 14 featuring local, national, and international musicians. (Please note: This event occurs after the garden’s public hours and requires an additional ticket.)
Join the composers of Chamber Music Northwest’s Beyond the Cultural Revolution as they discuss their cultural influences and approach to creating music. Enjoy learning from the three featured composers: Vivian Fung, Bright Sheng, and Kai-Young Chan. Artistic Director David Shifrin will be on hand to help moderate this talk.
Join Chamber Music Northwest for a special evening of enchanting music that reflects the influence of Chinese culture in the gorgeous splendor of Lan Su.
*Please note: This event takes place after public hours and requires an additional ticket.
Lan Su Chinese Garden as well as the Teahouse will close early today at 5 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.
Join us on this joyous occasion to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Portland-Suzhou Sister City Association (PSSCA) with a special gala in Lan Su Chinese Garden.
Please note: This event requires an additional ticket. Tickets are available exclusively through PortlandSuzhou.net
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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 93-0511171.