This symposium celebrates the intellectual contributions of UC Berkeley’s research on Chinese communities overseas, including its archival collections from around the world.
Winners of a 2017 Grammy Award, the Silk Road Ensemble has been called “vibrant and virtuosic” by the Wall Street Journal, “one of the 21st century’s great ensembles” by the Vancouver Sun, and “a roving musical laboratory without walls” by the Boston Globe. For the Free
The Vancouver Art Gallery presents this site-specific text work critically addressing generalizations and issues surrounding the cultural climate of immigration in Vancouver from Hong Kong. (Exhibition dates: May 4 - October 15, 2017)
Hong Kong artist Tsang Kin-Wah critically addresses some of the complexities surrounding migration, cultural identity and racism in these site-specific works. (Exhibition dates: May 4 - October 15, 2017)
Hear Chinese Buddhist music dating to the seventeenth century when the Zhihua Buddhist Temple Ensemble performs on traditional ritual instruments.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art presents this exhibition exploring the popularity and variety of Chinese porcelain objects made for export to Western consumers in the 17th and 18th centuries. (Exhibition dates: May 26 - October 22, 2017)
The Avenue of the Arts presents the first-ever exhibition dedicated to bapo (or “eight brokens”) painting, a revolutionary artistic genre that emerged in China during the mid-19th century. (Exhibition dates: June 17 - October 29, 2017)
Tibetan master calligrapher Jamyang Dorjee Chakrishar’s calligraphic depictions of Buddhist deities often serve as meditation tools, have been exhibited internationally, and are in private collections worldwide. This is his second solo show at Tibet House US. (Exhibition dates: September 15 – November 8, 2017)
Artist Summer Mei-ling Lee brings a ground-breaking exhibition about the historic Tung-wah Group of Hospitals, which played an important role in Chinese immigration to San Francisco. (Exhibition dates: October 26 - December 23, 2017)