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
A Pebble in the Sand Series
Vol. 5, Burma/Myanmar.

By Pierre Odier

Wednesday, May 10, 2021

Pierre will talk about his latest volume of A Pebble in the Sand Series. This rugged area which includes tribes of headhunters is within walking distance of the Chinese border. Many of the tribes had ties with areas in China. The presentation is via Zoom.

Experience Burma though the eyes and photographs of Pierre and gain insights on ethnic people you would never imagine. You can find details of Pierre’s work on this series,

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!