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Celebration: Chinese Lunar New Year

January 28, 2017
10:30AM4:30PM
Modern Wing
Free with museum admission

Celebrate the Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, with dance, art demonstrations, and a special appearance by the National Peking Opera Company.

Presented with the Chinese Fine Arts Society and the Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute


Program

10:30 and 12:00: Guzheng performances (Gallery 101)

11:30: Lion Dance (Griffin Court)

12:00: Mandarin tour of the Asian collection (Meet in Gallery 101)

1:00 and 2:00: Performances by the China National Peking Opera (Griffin Court)

1:30 – 4:30: Calligraphy demonstrations (Ryan Learning Center)

Image courtesy of the China National Peking Opera.