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 cultural performances and activities each weekend. 

Lan Su hosts exciting performances every Saturday and Sunday in May from local cultural organizations and dance troupes. Performances will include groups representing the cultures of India, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Cambodia, Hawaii/Pacific Islands, and Japan. 

See a full schedule of Cultural Performances every Saturday & Sunday at 1 & 3 p.m. in May »

All events are free with garden admission or membership; no registration is required. 

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month receives support from the Oregon Arts Commission, a state agency funded by the State of Oregon and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

Additional support provided by the Collins Foundation, Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust, Herbert A. Templeton Foundation, Jackson Foundation, James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation and US Bank Foundation. 

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Related Programing

Stories of Asian Heritage

Thursday, May 4, 2017

​In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, storytellers take us down memory lane by sharing their family stories and experiences.

Family Craft Activity: Fun with Origami

Friday, May 5, 2017

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

Cultural Performance

Saturday, May 6, 2017

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

The Art of Henna

Friday, May 12, 2017

Join Melanie Ooi from Blue Lotus Henna as she gives us the insight history and cultural and customary uses of henna. After the talk, you are welcome to stay for a henna demo.

Traditions of the Kimono

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Join Takako Watanabe Elting and learn about the kimono, a traditional Japanese garment. She will also demonstrate how wear the kimono and tie the obi.

There's always something new at Lan Su.

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