2017 Events

GW CI - Movie Screening: The Phantom Lover

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 7:45pm to 9:30pm


Chinese painting of bamboo and calligraphy brush

GWCI Cultural Series: Chinese Calligraphy

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

The George Washington University Confucius Institute will be hosting a lecture on Chinese calligraphy and the history of Chinese characters. Dr.

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GW CI - Movie Screening: If You Are the One

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 7:45pm to 9:30pm


2016 Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

GW CI - Movie Screening: Eat Drink Man Woman

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 7:45pm to 9:30pm


GWCI Wine & Cheese Networking Happy Hour

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Come join the GW Confucius Institute for our wine & cheese happy hour.

GWCI Wine & Cheese Networking Happy Hour

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Come join the GW Confucius Institute for our wine & cheese happy hour.

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Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

May 8th of 2016, the GW Confucius Institute and Nanjing University Institute for International Students co-hosted the second GW-NJU International Chinese Teaching Symposium on GW university campu

An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Border-Crossing in the East Asian Cultural Sphere

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

This one-day interdisciplinary symposium explores how the language systems and art forms of East Asia (China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, among others) reflect multiple and intertwined paths of cultural

The Return of Confucianism in Contemporary China with Professor Anna Sun

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

The revival of Confucianism in contemporary China has many dimensions, among which the political, the educational, the ritual, and the ethical are the most prominent.

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I Ching Lecture with Dr. Liu

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

The GW Confucius Institute will host expert speaker, Dr. Liu Zhen, for a lecture on I Ching, also known as the Classic of Changes.

Confucius Says

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Art for Families

Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Come out to the Textile Museum on Saturday, February 6th to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year! Visitors of all ages can participate in New Year related art projects.

Chinese folk musicians pose for picture with instruments.

Chinese New Year Family Day Activities at the Kennedy Center

Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 11:00am to 5:30pm

A number of free activities highlighting Chinese culture will be offered for kids of all ages--including Chinese paper cutting lessons, Beijing Opera stage makeup demonstration and costume dress-up

Golden paper-cut design of monkey holding a peach.

2016 Lunar New Year Celebration

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm

Come join the celebration!