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Discover China Through Art (Dcta)

Age 4-99
Cost Weekdays: $120 Per Group. Up To 30 Ppl Per Group.
Program type After School,Weekday,Summer
Meets Available For Booking Weekday Mornings 10:30 Am – 12:00 Pm & Afternoons 1:30 Pm – 3:00 Pm.Please Reserve A Tour At Least 2 Weeks In Advance.
Contact us Yma@Chinainstitute.Org
Deadline Nov. 10, 2017

Discover China Through Art (Dcta)


Bridging the United States & China by sharing insights and deepening trust through the pillars of education, culture and business.


Discover China Through Art (DCTA), China Institute Gallery’s innovative art education program for groups, will introduce participants to our new exhibition Dreams of the Kings: A Jade Suit for Eternity, Treasures of the Han Dynasty from Xuzhou. Each group visit consists of a three-part program featuring an introductory video presentation, a docent-led gallery tour, and a hands-on art workshop, all of which can be adapted for different age groups and interests.

By exploring great collections from the Xuzhou museum at close range in the Gallery, participants will see a rare jade burial suit, terra-cotta performers, and carved stone animal sculptures. These objects are extraordinary testimony to customs and beliefs surrounding life and death during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BCE – 8 CE). Two workshops are offered:
I. Color and Decorating Workshop (K – 3rd grade)
II. Pattern Making Workshop (3rd grade – adult)