Children's Museum

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image of a lion dancer in the middle of a crowd in the Art Studio backed up by drummers.

Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Rooster

Featured Programs & Events

February 4, 2017

In ancient times, Buddha asked all the animals to meet him on the Lunar New Year. Twelve came, and Buddha named a year after each one. Come celebrate the Lunar year 4715, the year of the Rooster, with Silk Screen Asian Arts and Culture Organization. Make art, enjoy live music, and join the Steel Dragon Lion Dance Team for a parade through the Museum!

12:00 pm: Explore calligraphy with guest artist, Ming Rui, and make a sign for the parade.

1:00 pm: Steel Dragon Lion Dance Team performs in the Art Studio. Join them for a parade into the Theater.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Make Korean Yuk Sticks with Pitt Asian Studies Center in front of the Theater.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Fresh Picks: Taste some of our favorite teas and learn about the Vietnamese 5 Fruit Tray tradition in front of the Theater.

2:00 pm: Learn dance moves from Yan Lai Dance Academy and enjoy music by Purple Bamboo, a Chinese musical ensemble in the Theater.

Exact times are subject to change, so just come for the day!