Things To Do

Family Craft Activity: Fun with Origami

Friday, May 26, 2017

Take a break for creativity and create a memento of your trip to Lan Su. Great for all ages!

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Monday, May 1, 2017 through Wednesday, May 31, 2017

May is national Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Lan Su this May with exciting performances from local cultural organizations and dance troupes.

Performances include groups representing the cultures of India, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Cambodia, Hawaii/Pacific Islands, and Japan.

Cultural Performance

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with cultural performances at 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday in May.

Peony Display

Saturday, May 27, 2017 through Wednesday, May 31, 2017

View a stunning display of peonies, one of the most culturally significant flowers in China.

Cultural Performance

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with cultural performances at 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday in May.

Chinese Botanical Art Demonstration

Monday, May 29, 2017

Artist Zhao Ze Ming demonstrates how to illustrate the peony, known by many as the “King of Flowers.”

Chinese Medicine Lecture Series with OCOM

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Learn more about holistic Chinese medicine and the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine.

Talk: Chinese Women in History

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Join us as we explore the intriguing lives of famous Chinese women throughout history in this lecture series every Thursday in June.

Donor Evening Art Opening

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Lan Su invites donors at the $250 and higher level to a special meet the artist event with Shu-Ju Wang as she discusses her on-going art exhibition in the garden. The evening includes wine, nibbles, live music and a first look at The Silk Road, Lan Su’s June program theme. Please RSVP by May 25, 2017 to rsvp@lansugarden.org.

Silk Road

Thursday, June 1, 2017 through Friday, June 30, 2017

Discover the wonders of silk this June at Lan Su, including talks, a silk worm display, and a display of silk art and textiles.

Today at the Garden

11:00 am - Public Tour

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

11:00 am - Wild Goose Qigong

Join a qigong session led by instructors from the Wen Wu School of Portland.

11:00 am - Chinese Folk Art Demonstration

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

12:00 pm - Public Tour

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

12:00 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.

1:00 pm - Public Tour

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

1:00 pm - Chinese Paper Cutting Activity

Join this hands-on paper cutting activity and explore new ways to learn Mandarin. Great for all ages and language levels.

1:00 pm - Family Craft Activity: Fun with Origami

Take a break for creativity and create a memento of your trip to Lan Su. Great for all ages!

3:00 pm - Public Tour

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

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Silk Road

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Discover the wonders of silk this June at Lan Su, including talks, a silk worm display, and a display of silk art and textiles.


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Suzhou Summer

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Lan Su Chinese Garden comes alive this summer with the sights and sounds of China with Suzhou Summer in July and August. Enjoy a series of demonstrations and activities in the traditional arts of calligraphy, brush painting, seal carving and music.


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Under the Moonlight Fundraising Dinner at Lan Su Chinese Garden

Under the Moonlight Fundraising Dinner

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Guests at Lan Su’s annual fundraising event, Under the Moonlight, are treated to an intimate, lantern-lit dining experience in the emerald splendor of the garden at dusk.


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