The China Society of Southern California

Fostering friendship, understanding and appreciation

between China and America since 1935


Upcoming Program
Title page of a Song dynasty (c. 1100) edition of the I Ching

 I-Ching Virtual Event
Working with Magical Symbols in Ancient Chinese Divination

Monday, February 8, 2021

Chinese New Year is February 12thThe University of California at Irvine (UCI) is cerebrating Chinese New Year on Feb 8th.  UCI invited the China Society and the Chinese Historical Society of Southern California to join their festivities with a webinar on Feb 8th at 6:30 P.M.  This program on the I Ching, Book of Changes will be our monthly meeting for February. It is a virtual event. 

Working with Magical Symbols in Ancient Chinese Divination
Community Events

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is closed until further notice.

Take a virtual tour of Where the Truth Lies: The Art of  Qiu Ying exhibition. In this video Stephen Little, LACMA’s Florence and Harry Sloan Curator of Chinese Art, shares highlights from the first exhibition on Qiu Ying ever organized outside of Asia.
LACMA offers a free online course by its Head of Chinese and Korean Art Department, Stephen Little. The topic is Chinese painting, a series of 12 lessons. 

You do not need to login or sign up to take the course. Scroll down the page until you see Chinese Painting on the list.

Each lesson is a short easily digestible video. Perfect to introduce your children, teenagers or yourself to traditional Chinese painting. Enjoy!