Academics

Chinese Painting and Folk Dance Classes

Peony Chinese Painting

Traditional Chinese Painting

Join us for a 2-hour workshop in traditional Chinese brush painting. Try your hand at using brush and ink with a highly trained painter. Learn about materials, techniques, compositional elements and symbolism of Chinese brush painting. Success guaranteed!

Instructor:
Tan Jialin (Cathy Chan), exhibiting artist, Chinese painting teacher at Newton Chinese School, and Founding President of the Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts

Class Offerings:

  • Saturday, May 4, 2013, 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m. [This course is full]
    (lunch provided after session)
  • Saturday, May 4, 2013, 1 p.m.-3:15 p.m. [This course is full]
    (lunch provided before session)

Open and free to UMass Boston students and staff members, all materials provided*

Class limit 15 participants

*Programs made possible through the Creative Economy Initiatives Fund, University of Massachusetts, Office of the President

Chinese Folk Dance

dancer Sydni Lockeby

Join us for a 2-hour workshop in Chinese folk dance. Prevalent in many minority, agrarian regions of China, folk dancing brought good fortune for abundant harvests and good health to children. Today it is a popular form of light exercise and a connection to the past. Success guaranteed!

Instructors:
Lijia Chen and an ensemble of students, and dancer Sydni Lockeby (pictured to the right)

Class Offerings:

  • Saturday, May 11, 2013, 10 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
    (lunch provided after session)
  • Saturday, May 11, 2013, 1 p.m.-3:15 p.m.
    (lunch provided before session)

Open and free to UMass Boston students and staff members*

Class limit 15 participants

*Programs made possible through the Creative Economy Initiatives Fund, University of Massachusetts, Office of the President


Schedule


Painting: Class 1
May 4: 10a-12:15p
FULL

Painting: Class 2
May 4: 1-3:15p
FULL

Dance: Class 1
May 11: 10a-12:15p

Dance: Class 2
May 11: 1-3:15p

Fee

Open and free to UMass Boston students and staff members

More Information


Renee Covalucci
Associate Director

The China Program Center
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125-3393

Tel: 617.287.7290
Fax: 617.287.7297

Email: renee.covalucci@umb.edu