Lunar New Year

Ring in the Year of the Rat during our annual Lunar New Year celebration!

Event Date
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Event Date
Sat
,
Jan
25
Sun
,
Jan
26
,
2020
Event Time
10:00 am
4:00 pm
10:00 am
4:00 pm
*The Museum opens at noon on Sundays.
Ages
All Ages
Admission
General Admission
Location

Kids' Hall

Brown Auditorium

Junktion

Accessibility
See Accessibility
About the Event

Become immersed in Houston's diverse Asian heritage and ring in the Lunar New Year. Enjoy two days of performances and inspired activities.

Saturday, January 25 Activities

Meet us in the Brown Auditorium from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm for the following activities:


Malia's Hula Hut

11:00 a.m.

Join in on the tropical fun as you catch these dances that originated all over the Pacific

Traditional Korean Dance and Drumming

1:00 pm

Catch this spectacular performance by Korean Culture Learning Center

Lavang Lion Dancers

2:00 pm and 3:00 pm

Watch as lions move, shake and jump to the beat of the drums in an exhilarating performance

Sunday, January 26 Activities

Meet us in the Kids’ Hall from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm for the following activities:


Origami

Learn about the delicate art of origami and create a masterpiece

Lei Making

Welcome the New Year with vibrant decorative flowers to wear

Folding Paper Rat
Celebrate the Year of the Rat with this intricate yet easy work of art

Butterflies
Soar to new heights with these cute paper creatures

Meet us in the Junktion all weekend long for the following activities:


Chinese Character Banners
Tie longevity, wisdom and harmony home with you to start the year off right

Fire Lanterns
Said to frighten away bad luck, lanterns are an essential part of Lunar New Year

Dragon Puppets
Create your own fiery creature to keep it dancing for a great year filled with luck

THANKS TO OUR EVENT PARTNERS
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Event Date
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Event Date
Sat
,
Jan
25
Sun
,
Jan
26
,
2020
Event Time
10:00 am
4:00 pm
10:00 am
4:00 pm
*The Museum opens at noon on Sundays.
Ages
All Ages
Admission
General Admission
Location

Kids' Hall

Brown Auditorium

Junktion

Accessibility
See Accessibility
Thank You to Our Event SPONSORs
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Thank You to Our Event Sponsors

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