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Lunar New Year Celebration

SPECIAL EVENT
Ages: 
0-3, 3-5, 6 and up, All Ages
Location: 
Museum Wide

Welcome the Year of the Dog. 
Join us February 19th through 23rd in welcoming the Year of the Dog as part of our Lunar New Year Celebration. Throughout the week, we will share stories about how communities in Boston celebrate the New Year through dance, games, and art with a focus on Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese traditions. We are hosting a variety of performances during the week including Gund Kwok Asian Women’s Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe, dancers from Wang YMCA, Boston Traditional Korean Dance Group, and the Worcester Youth Nian Dancers (WYND). Visitors can also participate in artist workshops including Korean paper art with Mija Yun, a collaborative art project with artist Ngoc-Tran Vu, and a special story time with author Long Zhen Han. Please check our online calendar for a schedule of performances and workshops.

 

Monday

Ongoing: Therapy Dogs - 3rd Floor Bridge

11:30 Wishing Tree Collaborative with Ngoc-Tran Vu - Studio B, 2nd Floor

12:30 Wishing Tree Collabroative with Ngoc-Tran Vu - Studio B, 2nd Floor

2:00 Wishing Tree Collaborative with Ngoc-Tran Vu - Studio B, 2nd Floor

3:00 Boston Traditional Korean Dance Group - The Common, 2nd Floor

 

Tuesday

Ongoing: Therapy Dogs - 3rd Floor Bridge

10:30 Traditional Chinese Dance Workshop - The Common, 2nd Floor

11:00 Your New Year's Fortune & Bầu cua cá cọp (Gourd – Crab – Fish – Tiger ) Game with Thy and Tram Duong , The Bridge, 3rd Floor

1:00 Gusto and Gecko Travel to China Read-aloud with author Longy Han - The Common, 2nd Floor

2:00 Gusto and Gecko Travel to China Read-aloud with author Longy Han- The Common, 2nd Floor

2:00 Slime Making with educator Emily Liu - Studio B, 2nd Floor

 

Wednesday

Ongoing: Therapy Dogs - 3rd Floor Bridge

1:00 Vietnamese Lion Dance - The Common, 2nd Floor

 

Thursday

Ongoing: Therapy Dogs - 3rd Floor Bridge

10:30 Traditional Chinese Dance Workshop - The Common, 2nd FLoor

11:30 Traditional Chinese Dance - The Common, 2nd Floor

12:30 Paper Art with Mija Yun - The Common, 2nd Floor

1:30 Lion Dance with Gund Kwok - The Common, 2nd Floor

 Lion dance

2:00 Slime Making with educator Emily Liu - Studio B, 2nd Floor

Friday

Ongoing: Therapy Dogs - 3rd Floor Bridge

10:30 Traditional Chinese Dance Workshop - The Common, 2nd Floor

12:30 Paper Art with Mija Yun - The Common, 2nd Floor

2:00 Slime Making with educator Emily Liu - Studio B, 2nd Floor

3:00 Special Storytime with Author Longy Han - The Common, 2nd Floor - ASL interpreted  ASL symbol

4:00 Special Storytime with Author Longy Han - The Common, 2nd Floor - ASL interpreted  ASL symbol

Please note that our calendar is subject to change without notice. Check back for future events. Print Page