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The Art of Chinese New Year

The Art of Chinese New Year

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Recurring (see all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until February 29, 2020

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

China Institute

40 Rector Street
New York    + Google Map

FREE

Suggested Ages: All Ages, Adult Friendly

Explore the Lunar New Year holiday and the related traditional visual and performing arts in a vibrant, interactive art experience for all ages. Experience the sights and sounds of the holiday through displays, artist workshops, and hands-on activities. Learn about nianhua (New Year pictures), spring couplets, and papercutting. A showcase on the art of shadow puppetry will features antique puppets, a traditional shadow puppet theater, and a theater where children can create their own puppet shows. At a lion dance display, try on real lion dance costumes.

Ages 6+ can join weekend workshops with professional artists to create paper-cutting and shadow theater artwork.

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