Special Events + Trips
International Arts Experience 2017 - CHINA: Symbols & Motifs               (A Chinese Art Journey)

International Arts Experience 2017 - CHINA: Symbols & Motifs           (A Chinese Art Journey)

June 2nd, 2017
Location: Madden Arts Center, 125 N. Water Street, downtown Decatur
Friday, 5-7:30 pm
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Visit all 3 floors of the Madden Arts Center for an evening steeped in Chinese culture!
Sponsored by Tate & Lyle
Presented in collaboration with Dr. Yu (Ian) Wang and the US-China Cultural Arts Exchange Association

Take a “visual tour” through the exhibit of original art, crafts and artifacts:
Anne Lloyd Gallery

  • Enjoy the CHINA exhibit
    (Click HERE for details of the exhibit.)

Second Floor Studio 

  • Hands-on art making - All ages invited:
    Chinese dragons & Chinese lanterns
  • Calligraphy & Mandarin with Xin Zhao (Water)

Third Floor

  • A taste of Chinese cuisine
  • Entertainment:
    Traditional Chinese music & instruments with
    Jasmine Field Orchestra Ensemble 
    Martial Arts Master Zhou - visiting champion from China (6 pm)
    Champaign Chinese Association Dancers 

To the US-CHINA Cultural Arts Exchange Association and
Dr. Ian Wang for collaboration on this event. 

To the performers who have generously shared their talents and culture with us.

To these and other private collectors who have shared their treasures from China -
 Dr. Ian Wang
Duane & Joan Avis
The Birks Museum at Millikin University
John & Susan Cobb
Larry DeLong
Aura Fleener
Krannert Art Museum / Giertz Educational Collection
Marilynn Madden
Millikin University School of Music
Annette Russo
Georganne Sadomytschenko & Thomas Knaack
Xin Zhao (Water)

Special Thanks to our Contributors:
Tate and Lyle
Brinkoetter and Assoc. Realtors
Decatur Blueprint
Earthmover Credit Union

Duane & Joan Avis
Larry DeLong
Alan & Beth Frigy
Ardith Hubbard
Larcher Family
Marilynn Madden
Ken & Betty Moser
Nims Foundation
Doug & Peg Schmalz
Wegi Stewart 
Sharon & Herb Thompson 

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Office and Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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