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  • From Texas to Beijing

    This past December, The Hutong Education team welcomed students all the way from Explorations Preparatory School in The United States to our courtyard. The group, along with their families, were travelling to Beijing to participate in this year’s Destination Imagination competition in Changping. The group was The Hutong Education’s first multi-generational program and we had tons of fun showing them

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  • 史家胡同博物馆:那些年的记忆和声音: Shijia Hutong Museum: Sound and Memory.

    The Hutong staff takes a morning trip to the Shijia Hutong Museum. In this bilingual post, Educational Programs Coordinator Julie Zou reflects on their trip and the meaning of history and memory in Beijing.

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  • The Hutong Internship Spotlight: Fan Fan

    by Fan Fan, Educational Department Intern These past few months at The Hutong have been rich ones. I’ve gotten to see so much of China, from renowned heritage sites like the Terracotta Warriors in Xi’an to hole-in-the-wall community libraries hidden away in the hutongs. I’ve learned a lot about how to deliver the highest levels of service and professionalism. I’ve

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  • Art and Learning in Beijing with Nansha College Preparatory Academy

    In order to create an engaging and memorable creative arts program for a group of talented AP Art students from the Nansha College Preparatory Academy (NCPA), The Hutong organized for a jam-packed week of programming that connected the students with contemporary artists of China throughout Beijing’s various art districts: 798, Caochangdi, Songzhuang and the hutongs of the Drum and Bell Tower.

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  • 2014 Hutong Winter Fayre sets attendance record

    Last month’s Hutong Winter Fayre set new records for attendance. The Winter Fayre, a Hutong tradition since 2008, attracted 500 visitors on Saturday, December 13 and raised over 4000 RMB for Bethel China, a charity which provides medical care and educational opportunities for blind children throughout the country. “This year’s Winter Fayre was a wonderful reminder on how lucky we

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