Noguchi Museum Open Studio

The Noguchi Museum 9-01 33rd Road, Long Island City, NY
$12, $6/students & seniors, free/ages 11 & under

Explore artworks by Isamu Noguchi in the galleries and participate in art-making activities inspired by Lunar New Year in the lower-level education studio. This month, design a tote bag inspired by one of the twelve lunar zodiac animals: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Boar. No registration required for…

Suggested Ages: 2 to 11

Lunar New Year Performances

Hudson Yards 30 Hudson Yards, New York, NY

Celebrate Lunar New Year with traditional lion dances and ribbon-twirling performances by The New York Chinese Cultural Center. Enjoy other Lunar New Year art and promotions any day.

Performances at 1 pm, 3 pm & 5 pm.

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Super Saturday Lion Dancing

Pearl River Mart SoHo 452 Broadway at Grand St, New York, NY

Catch a showstopping performance with The Wan Chi Ming Dragon Lion Dance Team on this penultimate day of the 15-day Lunar New Year festivities. Check out stunning new art exhibition, OUR ROOTS RUN DEEP by Warren King, and shop the iconic Asian emporium feature.  

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Bryant Park Lunar New Year Celebration

Bryant Park 42nd Street & Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

Welcome the Year of the Rabbit and celebrate the Lunar New Year at Bryant Park. Craft drums and paper firecrackers,  add ti a wishing tree, join a ribbon dancing class, and watch a Lion Dance and other traditional musical performances by the New York Chinese Cultural Center. Also ice skate and ride bumper cars…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Rubin Family Sundays: Year of the Watercolor Hare

Rubin Museum of Art 150 West 17 Street, New York, NY

Celebrate the holiday of Losar, which marks the Tibetan Lunar New Year. To mark this new year of the Water Hare, create a Watercolor Hare to represent the good you wish to see in the world, and collage a field for your Water Hare wishes to leap forward from. Pre-registration is required for either the…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 14+

Lunar New Year of the Water Rabbit

Kupferberg Center for the Arts 153-49 Reeves Ave, Flushing, NY

The world renowned Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company celebrates and welcomes the Lunar New Year of the Water Rabbit with majestic dragons, acrobatic lions, elegant peacocks, twirling ribbons, bamboo instruments, and more. Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company is known for fusing American modern dance with the grace, splendor, and discipline of Asian art.

Suggested Ages: 6 to 14+, Adult Friendly

Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade And Festival

Sara D. Roosevelt Park Rivington Street between Chrystie Street & Forsyth Street, New York, NY

This annual spectacle features lion and dragon dancers, floats, marching bands, magicians, acrobats and more. Parade participants gather around noon at Sara Roosevelt Park, then move to Hester and Mott street where the parade starts at 1 pm, winding though the main streets of Lower Manhattan/Chinatown (Mott & Canal to Chatham Square to East Broadway…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly