Chinese Culture Center
Chinatown Heritage Walking Tours
Local-led, kid-friendly Chinatown Heritage Walking Tours are two-hour adventures on one of two themes: The Tale of Two Chinatowns,...
Chinatown Alleyway Tours
On 2-hour Chinatown Alleyway Tours, teenage Chinatown residents guide you through backstreets that have seen it all - Sun Yat Sen...
Chinatown's unofficial living room is named after John B Montgomery's sloop, which staked the US claim on San Francisco in 1846. San...
Wedding banquets in Shanghai got a lot less lavish when Chef Nei moved to San Francisco and opened Jai Yun, where he serves 12- to...
3rd fl, Hilton Hotel, 750 Kearny St · interesting places nearby
Chinese Culture Center information
You can see all the way to China from the Hilton's 3rd floor inside this cultural center, which hosts exhibits ranging from showcases of China's leading ink-brush-painters to XianRui ('fresharp') cutting-edge installations, recently including videos exploring generation gaps. In odd-numbered years, don't miss Present Tense Biennial, where 30-plus Bay Area artists present personal takes on Chinese culture. Check the center's online schedule for upcoming concerts, hands-on arts workshops for adults and children, Mandarin classes and genealogy services.