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2023 Chinese New Year Festival

2023 Chinese New Year Festival

Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm4:00 pm

China Institute
40 Rector Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Celebrate the 2023 Chinese New Year with China Institute and an authentic experience of local Chinese culture.

After the opening lion dance, join New Year-themed workshops and activities tailored for all age groups. See various cultural performances from the beautiful city of Suzhou including internationally-renowned local Kun Opera (昆曲), as well as exquisite Suzhou-style embroidery (苏绣), and Pingtan (评弹), a form of ballad singing in Suzhou with Chinese instruments.

All visitors present proof of COVID vaccination and photo ID. Masks are highly recommended.

La MaMa Kids: This Frog Was Made for Jumping

See six unique short puppet theatre pieces created around the theme of the metamorphosis of the frog.

By Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Company; performed by members of Sirovich Senior Center who participated in a 2 month period a weekly creative process and development.

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Easter Fun Day Cruise

Sail past the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, and more iconic landmarks with the Easter Bunny. Join an Easter Egg Hunt and make easy Easter crafts.

Includes Easter basket decorating, kid friendly games, arts & crafts, balloon animal making, face painting and photo ops with the Easter Bunny on heated indoor and panoramic outdoor decks.

Food and…

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New Museum Community Day

Community members with proof of residency in the zip codes 10002, 10003, 10009, 10012, 10013 can reserve free tickets at the New Museum.

Experience the current exhibition, Wangechi Mutu: Intertwined. Try artmaking, and educational activities—all free of charge for museum neighbors from the Bowery, Chinatown, Soho, Lower East Side, East Village, and Alphabet…

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