Edgar Snow foundation travel delegation in 2015 with Yanan Dancers

Programs and Partnerships

The Edgar Snow Memorial Foundation hosts a variety of programs and also partners with local organizations to increase understanding and friendship between the citizens of the United States and China.

Our Signature Programs

The ESMF proudly offers the following ongoing programs in service of our mission:

We also participate in special projects, such as the 80th Anniversary Exhibit of Red Star Over China. We host lectures, concerts, book events and other performances featuring top US and Chinese talent. Visit our Event Calendar for details.

Local Partners

We collaborate with other local organizations to bring engaging and entertaining Chinese cultural events to Kansas City. A sample of these partnerships include: