Come and discover the variety of Chinese knots that can adorn your hand-strung jewelry. In this class, Valerie will show us how to make a simple and stylish corded bracelet/necklace with one of the most decorative Chinese knots: Ceiling Knot (Zao Jing Knot藻井). If you are fast, you can also make a pair of earrings […]

Andrew Ruff came to China in 1989 after graduation to get a “perspective-change” from his life in America. Together with his wife Ling Ling, the couple have been collecting Chinese contemporary art for over 20 years, amassing more than 100 works by many Shanghainese artists. In 2017, they acquired an empty space across the lane […]

One of the most important holidays, Chinese New Year, is approaching—the year of the pig! Shanghai expat expert Lisa Zhu will take us on a night tour of the beautiful Yu Gardens Lantern Festival (yuanxiao), and enlighten us with the history and culture of this Chinese festival. There will be photo opportunities with beautiful lanterns […]