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On Calligraphy by Mi Fu, Song Dynasty

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

Sun May 14, 2017 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free with admission. No registration necessary.

Chinese calligraphy is above all an art and a discipline that leads to calmness, concentration, agility, goodness, beauty, and harmony in all aspects of life. It is a discipline for all disciplines—poets, scholars, painters, and martial artists—all practice calligraphy as a way to cultivate mental concentration and character.

In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, join instructor Sui-Yung Tung for a hands-on calligraphy workshop where you’ll learn to write Chinese characters with a brush and create your own scrolls to take home.

Demonstrations will take place at 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, and 2 pm.

A second calligraphy workshop will take place on Sunday May 28.

About the instructor

Sui-Yung Tung

Sui-Yung was first introduced to Chinese Calligraphy in Hong Kong as a young student. Fascinated by the symbolism, wisdom, and beauty of Chinese characters, she continued her study and practice of Chinese calligraphy in Canada.  Her passion is to share the timeless teachings of this ancient art with people interested in beauty, harmony, and the development of human values.

Header image: On Calligraphy (detail) by Mi Fu, Song Dynasty