Things To Do

Calligraphy Art Demonstration

Friday, November 28, 2014

Watch an expert calligrapher paint your name or Chinese zodiac sign.

Mum-vember

Saturday, November 1, 2014

During November, Lan Su Chinese Garden will be packed with more than 500 potted chrysanthemums artistically displayed throughout the garden.

More than 50 different chrysanthemum varieties will unfurl in all colors, shapes and sizes including: spiders, quills, spoons, regular incurves, irregular incurves, reflexes, semi-doubles, anemones, brush, thistle, exotics and more! Take in the oranges, reds and yellows of autumn to unusually bright pinks, pale lavenders, lime green, and even stripes of the chrysanthemum.

Reciprocal Membership with the Japanese Garden

Sunday, November 23, 2014

During the month of November, members of Lan Su Chinese Garden and members of the Portland Japanese Garden share reciprocal membership benefits.

Mum-vember Plant Talks

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Take part in this series of plant talks celebrating the chrysanthemum!

Ninth Moon Flower Arranging Demonstration

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Floral artists that are participating in the Ninth Moon Floral Design Showcase will present flower arranging techniques.

Member Sale

Saturday, November 22, 2014

As a ‘thank you’ for supporting Lan Su, members receive an extra 10% discount (20% total) on Garden Shop items.

Lan Su Closing Early

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Lan Su will close at 4 p.m. today.

Closed for Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Lan Su Chinese Garden will be closed on Thursday, November 27 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

Lan Su Administrative Offices Closed

Friday, November 28, 2014

The garden is open for regular hours 10 am - 5 pm, however, the administrative offices will be closed today.

Member Artist Exhibition

Monday, December 1, 2014

The classical gardens of China aspired to replicate the beauty exhibited in traditional Chinese landscape paintings. They are often referred to as “poetic gardens” and were designed to inspire creativity and act as a connector with nature. Beginning December 1 and throughout the month, an exhibition of photographs and paintings created by Lan Su’s Artist Members will be on display in the garden’s pavilions. Each art piece displayed has been inspired by a garden—many capture the magic of Lan Su itself.

Closed for Christmas Day

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Lan Su Chinese Garden will be closed Thursday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Day.

Closed for New Year's Day

Thursday, January 1, 2015

The garden will be closed on January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day.

Today at the Garden

10:00 am - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

11:00 am - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

12:00 pm - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

1:00 pm - Public Tour

Join a trained docent for an interpretive tour of the garden.

1:00 pm - Ninth Moon Flower Arranging Demonstration

Floral artists that are participating in the Ninth Moon Floral Design Showcase will present flower arranging techniques.

2:00 pm - Music in the Teahouse

Listen to music from students and teachers of the Wisdom Arts Academy as you enjoy tea in the Teahouse. Requires purchase of tea.

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The Golden Hour (c) Sheri Mason

Member Artist Exhibition

Monday, December 1, 2014

The classical gardens of China aspired to replicate the beauty exhibited in traditional Chinese landscape paintings. They are often referred to as “poetic gardens” and were designed to inspire creativity and act as a connector with nature. Beginning December 1 and throughout the month, an exhibition of photographs and paintings created by Lan Su’s Artist Members will be on display in the garden’s pavilions. Each art piece displayed has been inspired by a garden—many capture the magic of Lan Su itself.


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Chinese New Year Lion Dance

Chinese New Year

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Chinese New Year at Lan Su Chinese Garden is one of the most popular things to do in Portland. Experience the most joyous two-week celebration for families and individuals with lion dances, glowing lanterns, cultural activities, and more.


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