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USC PAM’s educational initiatives help to further cultural awareness and understanding of the arts and culture of Asia. From adults to young children USC PAM offers a wide range of programming to spark curiosity and knowledge.

Classes

TAI CHI – Every Saturday*: 8:00 am – 9:00 am

During USC PAM renovations the class has relocated to the campus of the Neighborhood UU Church located at 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena CA 91103

First class free, $10 thereafter (Please contact Rick Norman for special acceptions txt/cell 626-625-3617; ricpatnor@aol.com)

* No classes: July 16th, Dec. 24th & Dec. 31st

YOGA

Class on hiatus during temporary closure. Check back spring 2017 for further details.

CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY & CHINESE BRUSH PAINTING

Class on hiatus during temporary closure. Check back spring 2017 for further details.

HAIKU

Class on hiatus during temporary closure. Check back spring 2017 for further details.

Teacher Resources

Tours

Want to bring your students to USC Pacific Asia Museum? Learn more

“My Masterpieces” Silk Road Curriculum

Cultural Trunks

Available for loan to schools, libraries and other community events, our Cultural Trunks are a fun way to “travel” to a new country! Maps, books, videos, toys, household items, dolls, art objects and costumes are just some of the items you may discover. Now available: China, Japan and Pakistan. Email info@pam.usc.edu for more information.

Book/Website List

Exploring the Silk Road? Here are some our favorite resources. (Please note: USC Pacific Asia Museum is not responsible for the content of other books or websites.)

  • A is for Asia, by Cynthis Chin-Lee. Illustrated by Yumi Heo.
  • Demi Buddha, by Henry Holt and Company.
  • Stories from the Silk Road, retold by Cherry Gilchrist. Illustrated by Nilesh Mistry.
  • Tales Told in Tents: Stories from Central Asia, by Sally Pomme Clayton and Sophie Herxheimer.
  • The Silk Road. Great Journeys, by Don Wells.
  • The Silk Route: 7,000 Miles of History, by John S. Major. Illustrated by Stephen Fieser.
  • The Three Princes: A Tale from the Middle East, retold by Eric A. Kimmel. Illustrated by Leonard Everett Fisher.
  • Traveling Man: The Journey of Ibn Battuta, 1325-1354, by James Rumford.
  • We’re Riding on a Caravan: An Adventure on the Silk Road, by Laurie Krebs and Helen Cann.

Silk Road

Camels

Raising silk worms

Spices

Asian art and history, including Silk Road