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May 2021

Paper Cutting Arts Workshop (剪纸 / Jian Zhi) with Lucy P. Liu

May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chinese American Museum of Chicago, 238 W. 23rd St
Chicago, IL 60616 United States
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Free

Artist-in-Residence at the Chinese American Museum of Chicago, Lucy P. Liu, teaches the art of paper cutting in this workshop. This event is co-hosted by the Chinese American Museum of Chicago and the Chicago History Museum. About Chinese Paper-cut Art: Chinese Paper-cut, “jian zhi”, is a one-of-a-kind art form, inscribed in 2009 on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. It is said that this art started 1800 years ago in ancient China when paper…

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July 2021

Summer Camp – Art around the world

July 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5211 North Clark Street, 5211 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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$150 – $180

Children ages 6-12 are welcome to join our ‘travels’ as we learn about some of the countries that Chicagoans have immigrated from. We will be creating works of art each day. There will also be special activities as we study Sweden, Mexico, Ireland, Ghana and China. We will spend time each day working on creating a paper mache’ Dala Horse in honor of Sweden. Social distancing will be observed, and masks required. The summer camp will run Monday, July 12…

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Summer Camp – Drama

July 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
5211 North Clark Street, 5211 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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$150 – $180

Introduction to Drama camp is for children who are 5 and 6 years old. This would include kids who will be going into kindergarten in the fall and kids who have just completed kindergarten. The class is limited to 10 students. The camp is a fun introduction to theatre games and stories. The camp runs Monday, July 19 – Friday, July 23, 9 a.m. – noon Cost is $150 for the week for members and $180 for non-members.

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August 2021

Schultüte Basteln

August 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
DANK Haus German American Cultural Center, 4740 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625 United States
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$15

Join us on August 27th from 4-6pm at the DANK Haus for a German Back to School tradition!  A 200-year-old German tradition, a Schultüte is a cone-shaped package filled with treats and school supplies. It is usually given to German students at the beginning of first grade, but this wonderful tradition can be adapted to any age.  Get your children ready for school and craft Schultüten with us! Questions? Email us at [email protected] Childcare available - Suggested Donation: $15. Registration required. Please Note: The Chicago Department of…

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October 2021

Straight to the Heart!: October Storytelling Workshop/Circle with Ada Cheng

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chinese American Museum of Chicago, 238 W. 23rd St
Chicago, IL 60616 United States
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Free

Do you want to tell stories to connect with people emotionally and to create intimate communities with others? There are two parts to this workshop/circle. During the first half of the session, we will discuss central tenets of this art form and learn how to craft and tell stories. Participants will share personal stories during the second half of the session. Register here. Instructor bio: Ada Cheng is a professor-turned-storyteller, solo performer, and storytelling show producer. She is the producer…

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