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Chinese calligraphy: Customs House

Watch a demonstration by master calligraphy artists and take home a small handwritten souvenir

During the spectacular Sydney Chinese New Year Festival, we’ll be celebrating the Year of the Dog at the library with some fun festivities.

Learn the beauty of the brush stroke as master artists from the Australian Chinese Artists’ Society compose the characters of Chinese calligraphy. Take the time to digest the detail behind this captivating cultural expression. You’ll go home with your own handwritten souvenir courtesy of our calligraphers.

Chinese calligraphy is an expressive form of visual poetry and holds a valuable place in the heart of Chinese culture.

Our calligraphy artists will be taking up their brushes in residence over 2 hours at Customs House Library. This is a free demonstration and everyone is welcome to drop by to see the artists at work.



Tuesday 20 February 2018 from 12pm to 2pm


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