If you’ve been to China and haven’t tried calligraphy, have you really been to China at all? While the answer is, of course, yes, calligraphy and other traditional Chinese arts are well worth a few classes, as the fine brushwork and technical detail are historical relics in and of themselves.
For workshops on calligraphy, painting (including on paper, gourds and fans), knotting and paper cutting, head to Cultural Keys
for an immersive experience. Located out east in the Xiaopu Art Village, classes at Cultural Keys can also include downtown pickup and drop off, a guided tour of the Xiaopu Art Village, as well as lunch or dinner.
Classes start from around 888RMB for two people, with extras excluded (transport 700RMB per group; lunch or dinner 50RMB per person; guided tour 100RMB per person). Visit culturalkeys.cn for more information, or contact them on WeChat (ID: CulturalKeysCN).
Image: courtesy of Cultural Keys