Lunar New Year Festival 2011

Lunar New Year

On February 5, 2011, the Multicultural Audience Development Initiative and the Education Department hosted a daylong, Museum-wide, all-ages festival in celebration of the Lunar New Year. The celebration included activities such as calligraphy, fan-dancing performances, traditional Chinese costume demonstrations, a tea ceremony, drop-in drawing sessions, a performance by Alan Muraoka of Sesame Street, and much more. The festival ended with two performances by Chinese Theatre Works of Little Red Riding Hood.

Above: Photo by Aubrey Stallard