Location Pacific Asia Museum
46 N. Los Robles Ave.
Events at Pacific Asia Museum
Dennis George Crow will discuss and show images from his new book, "Old Shanghai’s Bund: Rare Images from the 19th Century". Presented as a collection for the first time, these rare and early photographs of Shanghai’s most famous waterfront offer a unique glimpse into how a small treaty port turned into the city’s most recognized landmark. Dennis George Crow is a leading specialist in historic China and Asian photography. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Light refreshments. RSVP (626) 449-2742, ext. 20
Acclaimed textile artist Setsuko Hayashi is back by popular demand! Over three consecutive Sundays, students will create projects using three distinctive dyeing techniques: Japanese shibori, Indonesian batik and stenciling. Taught in Japanese and English. Each class is $35 for members, $45 for non-members, or sign up for all three for $90 for members, $120 non-members. Fee includes all materials. Students under 15 years must be accompanied by an adult. Advance registration required, visit the Pacific Asia Museum front desk or call 626-449-2742 x 31.
Experience the dramatic haka warrior dance, catch the summer spirit with traditional Japanese festival dances, get arty with an activity inspired by special exhibition Takashi- Tomo-oka, enjoy delicious treats from leading food trucks, plus art galleries, DJ music and drinks! Free for members, $15 general public. For tickets or info, visit pacificasiamuseum.org/fusionfridays.
Museum docents lead a tour of highlights of Pacific Asia Museum’s collections from 1 to 1:30 p.m., free with museum admission of $10 general, $7 for students and seniors, free for children 11 and younger.
Some of the best stories don’t have any people in them at all! Join Sunny Stevenson as she shares favorite animal stories from across Asia. You can also make a fun animal craft and enjoy some Asian snacks. Free and open to the public.