Events

  • Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve

    October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
    Los Angeles, California

    The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Lenora Chu, whose new book explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.

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  • Screening: Above the Drowning Sea

    October 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
    Los Angeles, California

    The USC U.S.-China Institute, USC Pacific Asia Museum, and USC Shoah Foundation present a screening of the film Above the Drowning Sea, the story of the dramatic escape of European Jews from Nazi-controlled Europe to Shanghai on the eve of World War Two. Followed by a panel conversation. 

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  • China: Finding Solutions

    October 20, 2017 - 8:00am
    Los Angeles, California

    Register now (early bird discount) for the upcoming USCI one-day conference on October 20, 2017!

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January 1, 2018 - 4:00pm
Pasadena, California

Celebrating the grand reopening of USC Pacific Asia Museum after a year of the seismic retrofit project, the museum will present Ceremonies and Celebrations: Textile Treasures from the USC Pacific Asia Museum Collection, drawn from the museum’s extraordinary collection of over 2,700 costumes and textiles from China, Korea, Japan, India, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia. (Exhibition dates: September 1, 2017 - January 1, 2018) 

January 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
New York, New York

Art and China after 1989: Theater of the World is a major exhibition of contemporary art from China spanning 1989 to 2008, arguably the most transformative period of modern Chinese and recent world history. (Exhibition dates: October 6, 2017 - January 7, 2018)

January 31, 2018 - 1:30pm
Pasadena, California

Celebrating the grand reopening of USC Pacific Asia Museum after a year of the seismic retrofit project, the museum will present an exhibit drawn from the museum’s extraordinary collection of over 2,700 costumes and textiles from China, Korea, Japan, India, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia. (Exhibition dates: September 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018) 

February 4, 2018 - 1:15pm
Boston, Massachusetts

Watch as the Asian Conservation Studio restores a 12-foot portrait of the mythological demon queller Marshal Xin, a general of thunder, dating back to China’s Ming dynasty and on view to the public for the first time. (July 29, 2017 – February 4, 2018)

February 18, 2018 - 5:15pm
Phoenix, Arizona

Infinite Light: A Photographic Meditation on Tibet  explores photojournalist Marissa Roth’s inner and outer journeys to this majestic land and her literal and impressionistic views of Tibetan Buddhist practice and devotion. (Exhibition dates: September 23, 2017 - February 18, 2018)

February 26, 2018 - 10:00am
Newark, New Jersey

Featuring more than 25 works from the Museum’s collection, this installation celebrates music through the arts of East and South Asia. (March 8, 2017 - February 26, 2018)

March 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Fort Worth, Texas

The Kimbell Art Museum will host an exhibit that will present over 400 objects selected from the Samuel and Myrna Myers collection, with works representing key periods in the history of the art of China, Japan, Tibet, Mongolia, Korea and Vietnam.

March 11, 2018 - 5:00pm
Santa Ana, California

Bowers Museum presents an exhibition about Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908), the first of its kind in the United States to explore the empress dowager’s roles beyond politics. (Exhibition dates: November 12, 2017- March 11, 2018)

March 25, 2018 - 5:00pm
New York, New York

The Museum of Chinese in America presents this exhibition about immigration issues, presenting the story of the passengers of the Golden Venture, a ship carrying 286 undocumented Chinese immigrants that ran aground in New York City in 1993. (Exhibition dates: October 05 - March 25, 2018)

June 1, 2018 - 5:00pm
Sarasota, Florida

The Ringling is pleased to announce the presentation of the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s 12 monumental bronze sculptures, Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads.  A sculptor, photographer, installation artist, architect, and social activist, Ai is one of the most renowned artists working today. (Exhibition dates: Jun 9 – Jun 1, 2018)

 

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