Lunar New Year Celebration at MuseumLab

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 to the MuseumLab to kick off Lunar Year 4718, the Year of the Rat! During the Lunar New Year Celebration you will be able to:

  • Try Chinese calligraphy with Ying-Ying Shih
  • Enjoy live performances by Yan Lai Dance Academy, Purple Bamboo Chinese Ensemble, and Steel Dragon Lion Dance Team
  • Explore Kumihimo, a Japanese form of braid-making
  • Taste some fruits and learn about the Vietnamese Five Fruit Tray tradition
  • Learn about Korean traditions and games with University of Pittsburgh’s Asian Studies Center
  • Discover new art work in the Tech Lab by Artist Jordan Wong

The Lunar New Year Celebration will be held on Sunday, January 19 from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm at MuseumLab. For more information, including a schedule of activities, visit the Lunar New Year Celebration event page.