For a full listing of exhibitions and events, go to www.pacificasiamuseum.org.
Ralli Quilts: Contemporary Textiles from Pakistan Closes March 2 This exhibition features quilts made by women in the areas of Sindh, Pakistan, western India, and surrounding areas. The exhibition expands the concept of ‘contemporary art’ by looking at their form, color and pattern rather than their use.
Related Program February 22 • 2 pm Curatorial Tour Get the inside story when curatorial staff lead a special tour of Ralli Quilts: Contemporary Textiles from Pakistan
The Other Side: Chinese and Mexican Immigration to America presents a collection of visual narratives about the Chinese and Mexican immigrant experiences.
March 8 • 2 pm Join guest curator Chip Tom for a closer look at these poignant and engaging works.
JUST FOR MEMBERS
February 22 through March 2
During these special sale days, USC Pacific Asia museum members receive 20 percent off all regular-priced merchandise in the museum store. Join now and come shopping!
HAWAIIAN MUSIC AND MORE IS BACK!
Sunday • Feb. 23 • 10:30 am – Noon Learn how to play the ukulele or guitar and sing traditional songs with Charles Kiaha and Ilima Lei Russell. This class is taught in a 12-week series and is open to musicians of all levels. Students must provide their own guitar or ukulele. Students under age 15 must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Pre-register at the museum front desk or by calling Visitor Services at (626) 449-2742 ext. 10. $160 members, $180 non-members.
THURSDAYS 12:30-1:30 p.m. Yoga • Designed with a lunch-hour audience in mind, instructor Jill Zepezauer’s Hatha Yoga is uniquely accessible. $10 per class or buy a series and save. Beginners always welcome.
8-9:30 am Tai Chi • Held in the peaceful surroundings of the museum’s courtyard. $10. Beginners always welcome.
8:45-9:45 am Chinese Calligraphy • New six-week series began Feb. 15. Come in for a free observation of the class. $80 per person, $50 if also enrolled in Chinese Brush Painting. Call 626.449.2742 ext. 19 for details.18 yrs. and older suggested.
10 am-Noon Chinese Brush Painting Class • New six-week series began Feb. 15. Come in for a free observation of the class. $120 per person. Call 626.449.2742 ext. 19 for details. 18 yrs. and older suggested. See New Class Series above.
1 pm Weekly Tour • Our Highlights Tour gives a great overview of USC Pacific Asia Museum. Join our docents for this 30-minute tour of our galleries. Free with paid admission.
2 pm Haiku • Third Saturday of every month. 18 yrs. and older.