Silk Road

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

Join us on a journey along the ancient trade route during Lan Su’s month-long celebration of the Silk Road. Learn about nomadic life along the trade routes, watch a demonstration of silk painting and see a display of traditional silk textiles, and more!

Discover the Silk Road in June at Lan Su with talks on the Silk Road, silk embroidery art, and a display of live silkworms. The silkworm display will be up all month so you can see their progress. Watch as they spin their cocoons and emerge as silk moths. There's something to see and do all month long, including:

Gongfu Tea Ceremony

Every Monday in June at 11 a.m.

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Chinese Women in History Talks

Every Thursday in June at 3 p.m.

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Hand Painted Silk Art Demonstration

Every Friday in June at 4 p.m.

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Tales of the Silk Road Talks

Every Sunday in June at 3 p.m.

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For a full schedule of events see the event calendar »


Silk Road programs are included free with Lan Su  membership or admission; no registration required. 



Presented with support by

James F. and Marion L Miller Foundation


Silk Road Related Programing


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.

Silk Painting Demonstration

Friday, June 2, 2017

Cheryl Frances Cameron, of Cygnet Silks, demonstrates the art of silk painting.

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As a member, you and a guest may visit as frequently as you like. Enjoy discounts on Lantern Viewing tickets and other special events, discounts in the Teahouse and Garden Shop plus so much more.


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