Installing a master's work

You may have already noticed, but there is no installment of "In The Classroom" this week. I do hope you enjoyed last week's information-filled post on Chinese inventions that changed transportation.  Stay tuned for next week's "In The Classroom"! 

This Saturday, June 15, Calligrapher and Brush Painting Artist, Shantien Tom Chow, will be at the museum for the opening of his new exhibit, Life Force without Limit: Calligraphy & Brush Painting of Shantien Tom Chow.  I know I have said this before, but I must say it again, this is one show you don't want to miss!  In addition to seeing 55 of Chow's beautiful masterpieces, and getting to meet the maker in person, Chow will also give a demonstration of his calligraphy and brush painting on large-scale, 9x6 feet scrolls.

As special treat, here's a sneak peak at the exhibit as it was being stalled.

Bare wall at SDCHM's Extension

Museum Member and friend of Tom Chow hangs scrolls

Artist Shantien Tom Chow sorting through his many scrolls

Scrolls and empty scroll boxes lays over display cases at Extension

(L-R) Tomika, Howard, and Frank

Artifact cases are stored in the library until the exhibit opening

If you have not made your reservations, do it soon!  Guest who rsvp will be allowed into the gallery an hour early to look at the pieces and talk one-on-one with Tom Chow.  General admission and walk-ins will be admitted into the gallery at 2:00pm.  Tickets are $4, as always, children and museum members are free. 


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