Education for both adults and children is a vital component of the exhibition, which opened May 3 with a daylong symposium, “New York-Beijing: Blurred Outlines, Crossed Stories.” A number of events will be conducted during its run, including:
* Wednesday, May 21, two showings of the film East Wind West Wind — Pearl Buck: The Woman Who Embraced the World, at 10:30 a.m., followed by coffee and informal discussion, and 7:30 p.m., followed by a discussion with the film’s producer, Donn Rogosin, and director, Craig Davidson
* Sunday, June 1, 1 to 4 p.m., World Science Festival Celebration, will include exhibition artists talks.
* Sunday, June 15, 1 to 4 p.m., Exploring China Family Day, to include a performance with Arts for Learning Connecticut’s Dance China NY of Lion Dance Plus at 3.
* Sunday, July 13, 1 to 4 p.m., Year of the Horse: Chinese Celebration with activities for the entire family, including pony rides. http://arts.hersamacorn.com/9013/tales-two-cities-artistic-conversations/