Yangjiabu Folk Grand Viewing Garden, located at Hanting District of
Weifang city with an area of 10620 square kilometers, has been a
culture exchanging window between Weifang and the outside world.
Yangjiabu is one of the three Woodcut Chinese New Year Painting
producing areas and Yangjiabu kites are also well-known.
With a history of six hundred years, there two folk art techniquese
are well preserved, developing and innovating at Yangjiabu. It
consists of the Museum of Woodcut Chinese New Year Painting, the
workshop of Woodcut Chinese New Year Painting, Kite Museum, the
workshop of kite, and Hu Shiming (famous Chinese root carving
artist) Art Museum.
Museum of Woodcut Chinese New Year Painting
The history of Yangjiabu Woodcut Chinese New Year Painting dates
back to Ming Dynasty, about six hundred years ago. The museum
displays 1200 Woodcut Chinese New Year Paintings which belongs to
280 categories. Yangjiabu woodcut Chinese New Year Paintings are
very adorable. Their themes are mainly about Chinese mythology,
folktales, characters of Chinese dramas, lucky beasts and birds,
which express people’s good wishes for the coming New Year.
The Workshop of Woodcut Chinese New Year Painting
In the workshop of Woodcut Chinese New Year Painting, tourists can
see every steps of Woodcut Chinese New Year Painting making in
progress. Witnessing a 600-hundred-old technique can be an
The museum displays over 1200 kites which belong to more than one
hundred categories. The kites were made during different periods of
time. Tourists can buy the kite they like and fly it outside the
The workshop of kite
In the workshop, tourists not only can see the procedures of making
a kite, bout also can make a kite personally.
Hu Shiming Art Museum
Hu Shiming is a famous root carving artist in China. The museum is
1400 square meters, displaying the masterpieces of Mr Hu, including
root carving furniture, famous China landscape carving and figures
carving, which are delicate, elegant and lifelike.
Besides, there are Zhengbanqiao Painting and Calligraphy Research
Studio, Yangjiabu Painting Center and Museum of Cultural Relics and
Folk Museum, which are all worth a visit.