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MakeArt Gallery Demo: Chinese Floor Calligraphy – The Art of Writing

September 10, 2022 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Museum of Craft and Design

The Mid-Autumn Festival is a traditional Chinese festival marking the end of the autumn harvest. The Museum of Craft and Design is celebrating this occasion with local calligraphy artist, Jojo Liu, as she models the ancient Chinese art of calligraphy through a floor demonstration in MCD’s MakeArt Gallery.

Calligraphy is a revered art form that has existed for thousands of years and is considered high art in Chinese culture. Jojo Liu takes these processes and techniques to epic, contemporary extremes by writing with a huge brush on a long scroll spread out on the ground.

Drop into the MakeArt Gallery to watch Liu at work, then try your own hand at calligraphy with a free materials exploration of this ancient art.

Calligraphy demonstration and MakeArt activities are free with admission.
$10 General Admission, $8 for Students and Seniors, Children 12+ under FREE, and MCD members FREE.


Make the most of your MCD Membership. This event is FREE for Members and don’t forget to stop by the Museum Store on your way out and get your 10% off discount!

Not an MCD Member? Join today and get free and discounted tickets to MCD’s signature programs, events, tours, and more!


All visitors will be required to wear masks inside the museum. Learn more about MCD’s guidelines here.

Funding for the Museum of Craft and Design’s MakeArt programs is provided by the special interest license plate featuring the image of Snoopy, with permission and support from Peanuts Worldwide (Section 5169 of the Vehicle Code) for the Museum Grant Program under the California Cultural and Historical Endowment. Additional support for MakeArt is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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The views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in MCD’s programs do not necessarily represent those of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.


September 10, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Museum of Craft and Design
2569 3rd St
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
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