Workshops

C X Silver Gallery’s Dim Sum Catering offers a variety of workshops which can be incorporated into party packages for birthdays, reunions, or other events and meetings for families, organizations and corporations. Activities can include Chinese conversation, songs and games. Costs for workshops vary depending on the activity and the number of participants.

Workshop arrangements can be single or multiple sessions, and, in combination, daylong, weeklong or extended.

1. Cooking workshop, age 3 to adult (age 12-adult 3 hours)

2. Birds nest with origami and clay, age 5 to 12

3. Calligraphy hanging scrolls, age 3 to adult (2.5 hours age 10 to adult explore Tang Dynasty poetry)

4. Chinese calligraphy paper fans, age 3 to adult

5. Chinese calligraphy booklet and the meaning of the character , age 3 to 12 

6. Doll making, age 3 to 12

7. Dragon puppet making, age 3 to adult (A daylong workshop and performance, 30 ft. dragon making and group dragon dance performance)

8. Kite making, age 3 to adult

9. Chinese brush painting paper fans, age 5 to adult

10. Chinese brush painting hanging scrolls, age 5 to adult

11. Chinese painting 5 flower album and mounting technique, teens to adults (45 min in 6 sessions)

12. Paper lanterns, age 5 to adult 

13. Chinese paper-cut art, age 5 to adult

14.‘Good Luck’ pillow making (with the Chinese character for ‘good luck’), age 5 to adult

15. Mini dragon boats or mobiles, age 5 to adult

16. Origami, paper folding and paper sculpture, age 5 to adult

17. Paper hacky sack making and Chinese counting game, age 5 to 12

18. Chinese opera mask making, age 5 to adult

19. Building miniature Chinese temples with found materials, age 7 to adult

20. Mini Chinese terracotta warriors with clay, age 7 to adult

21 Embroidery of Chinese characters on tee-shirts, age 10 to adult (3 hours)

22. Paper and silk thread zongzi ornament making, teens and adults (2 hours)

23. Model boat making inspired by Zheng He’s 15th century voyages, teens to adults (four 90-min sessions)

24. Compass making inspired by Ancient Chinese compass design  teens to adults (two 60-min sessions)

25. Tai chi, Qigong and calligraphy, teens and adults

26. Apron making and cooking to explore the Chinese Five Elements, teens to adults (6-24 hours over multiple sessions) 

27. Portrait sketches, teens and adult (two 90 min sessions)

28. Still life drawing, teens to adult (two 90 min sessions)

29. Plein air painting, teens to adult (two 180 min sessions)

30 .En masse action painting using mops and everyday unconventional materials.

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