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Performances, gallery activities and art-making workshops to celebrate the Year of the Horse

Festival

Lunar New Year Festival 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (1000 Fifth Ave at 82nd St, New York, NY) Map it
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May art bring you good fortune!

Celebrate a new year and mark the Year of the Horse with traditions from across Asia. Enjoy performances, interactive gallery activities—including several related to the exhibition Silla: Korea's Golden Kingdom—and art-making workshops for all ages!

Lunar New Year Festival is made possible by the Great Circle Foundation, Tiger Baron Foundation, and Bank of America.

Lunar New Year Festival is presented by the Museum's Multicultural Audience Development Initiative and the Education Department.

Sesame Street Puppeteers Featuring Alan Muraoka
Saturday, February 8, 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Ink Painting and Calligraphy with the Museum of Chinese in America
Saturday, February 8, 1:00–3:30 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Opening Festivities: Chinese Center on Long Island Lion Troupe
Saturday, February 8, 1:00–1:30 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Sensory Stations and Gallery Hunt
Saturday, February 8, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Crown Making
Saturday, February 8, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Collaborative Horse Scroll
Saturday, February 8, 1:00–4:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Paper Folding with the Museum of Chinese in America
Saturday, February 8, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

The Music from China Youth Orchestra
Saturday, February 8, 1:30–2:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

K-Pop Dance
Saturday, February 8, 1:30–2:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Traditional Tibetan Dance
Saturday, February 8, 1:30–2:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Sensory Stations Translated Tour in Mandarin
Saturday, February 8, 1:30–2:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Indonesian Gamelan Musicians
Saturday, February 8, 2:00–2:30 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Rami Seo
Saturday, February 8, 2:00–2:30 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

New York Chinese Cultural Center Dancers
Saturday, February 8, 2:00–2:30 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Sensory Stations Translated Tour in Korean
Saturday, February 8, 2:00–2:30 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

The Music from China Youth Orchestra
Saturday, February 8, 2:30–3:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Traditional Tibetan Dance
Saturday, February 8, 2:30–3:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Exhibition Tour in Korean—Silla: Korea's Golden Kingdom (for Adults and Teens)
신라특별전 한국어 투어
Saturday, February 8, 2:30–3:15 p.m.
Free with Museum admission

Sensory Stations Translated Tour in Spanish
Saturday, February 8, 2:30–3:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Rami Seo
Saturday, February 8, 3:00–3:30 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

New York Chinese Cultural Center Dancers
Saturday, February 8, 3:00–3:30 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Sensory Stations Translated Tour in Mandarin
Saturday, February 8, 3:00–3:30 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Indonesian Gamelan Musicians
Saturday, February 8, 3:30–4:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

K-Pop Dance
Saturday, February 8, 3:30–4:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Closing Performances
Saturday, February 8, 4:00–5:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Closing Ceremony: Ribbon Dance with New York Chinese Cultural Center Dancers, Fan Dance by Korean Performing Arts Center Dancers, and Remarks
Saturday, February 8, 5:00–5:30 p.m.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

- The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Lunar New Year Festival 2014

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