Throughout the year, Lan Su offers a series of events tied to larger multi-day and month events in addition to special programs geared for specific audiences and festivals. Unless otherwise noted, these events are free with membership or admission and do not require registration.
Join in on a round of mahjong or learn how to play this fun and strategic game during your visit.
Learn about tangrams and Catching 7 Pieces and participate in a game!
Take a break for creativity and create a memento of your trip to Lan Su. Great for all ages!
Meet Lan Su featured artist Rachel Austin and learn about her work and process. An exhibition of her work is on display in the garden in February & March, 2019.
Lan Su in partnership with Asia America, presents an exhibition of Gongshi on display in the garden through April.
Join us for this series of talks on Chinese architecture.
Lan Su invites donors at the $250 and higher level to an opening reception of new art exhibitions by Jennifer Kapnek & Kamala Dophin-Kingsley. Enjoy nibble, wine, and meet the artists during this special donor evening. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A traditional Chinese festival of spring honors family and loved ones that have passed. Take part in the custom of honoring family by writing a fond memory or wish for your ancestors and tying it to the branch of the special memory tree at Lan Su as an expression of remembrance.
Take home practical steps to bring mindfulness back to your digestion and steady energy back to your life with functional nutrition educator Julia Markova.
Meet Dan Barbato, owner of Asia America, and learn more about the Scholar’s Rocks display in garden throughout the month of April.
Join us and experience the gathering of scholars who will inspire each other with Chinese brush painting, calligraphy and poetry, guqin music and a special Chinese seal carving “zhuanke” demonstration.
Learn about Chinese seals and see how they are made.
Learn about traditional Chinese brush painting techniques from trained scholar Tim Loh.
Learn more about the guqin, a 7-string fretless Chinese zither that has existed unchanged for at least the last 2000 years.
Prolific poets share their work with garden visitors every Saturday in April.
Lan Su Chinese Garden as well as the Teahouse will close early today at 6 p.m. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.
Join Taiwanese artist, Amy Tsai, as she demonstrates traditional “Lingnan” style brush painting techniques on a variety of ceramic objects.
Meet Lan Su featured artist Kamala Dolphin-Kingsley and learn about her work and process. An exhibition of her work is on display in the garden in April & May, 2019.
Join us for Lan Su Chinese Garden’s first youth poetry contest and poetry gathering!
Be one of only 70 guests to join Lan Su for an exclusive party in one of Portland’s most prestigious historic homes! All proceeds benefit Lan Su Chinese Garden.
Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with Lan Su this May with exciting performances from local cultural organizations and dance troupes.
Performances include groups representing the cultures of Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, India, Philippines, Thailand, China, and the Pacific Islands.
Meet Lan Su artist Jennifer Kapnek and view an exhibition of their work on display through April & May, 2019.
Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with cultural performances at 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday in May.
Share Lan Su in full spring bloom with Mom, Grandma and the other important women in your life.
Take home a chrysanthemum plant grown by Lan Su’s horticulture team!
This event takes place in the garden’s entry courtyard located on the corner of NW 3rd and Everett. Admission to the garden is not required. Plants are available at a first-come first-serve basis; pre-orders are not available.
239 Northwest Everett Street, Portland, Oregon 97209
Call Us: 503.228.8131
Lan Su Chinese Garden
220 NW 2nd Avenue, Suite 1050, Portland, Oregon 97209
Members, donors and visitors help keep Lan Su healthy and growing. Lan Su is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and all donations and memberships are tax deductible. Lan Su’s Federal Tax ID number (EIN) is 93-1296840.