Adult Opportunities

The Chinese Art of Paper Cutting

Create art using Chinese paper cutting techniques.

Content Detail

Learn about the art and significance of Chinese paper cutting and how it relates to other cultures. Participants will examine samples of paper cutting by Chinese master artists, and they will learn about beginner-level projects that can be finished within a few minutes. The instructor will introduce and explain common Chinese paper cutting themes and imagery, including Chinese characters such as spring 春, peace, and the zodiac animal of the year, the rabbit. Then participants will create their own paper cutting artwork using templates. All supplies will be provided. All participants, experienced to beginners, will learn something interesting and develop the skills to pursue a new hobby.

This program meets in person at the Arboretum.

Instructor: Yvonne Wolf, owner, Chinese Intercultural, LLC

Age: 16 and older

Course number: A910

Yvonne Wolf, owner, Chinese Intercultural, LLC

Educator Yvonne Wolf makes Chinese and East Asian culture accessible and relatable to a wider audience. She speaks at libraries, museums, and community centers about East Asian arts, culture, and people. Wolf has lived in four countries, visited over 25 countries, speaks three languages (English, Chinese [Mandarin], and Danish), and has studied three others (Spanish, Japanese, and Greek).

What to Know

All supplies are provided.

Program Schedule

Wednesday, November 15, 2023, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Thornhill Education Center


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