An annual New York cultural destination, Celebrate Culture! at the Museum attracts thousands of visitors for day-long, family-friendly, free programs that draw inspiration from contemporary global cultures and include live performances, hall tours, hands-on activities, and film screenings.
 

Events are free with Museum Admission and for Members but space is limited. Guests are advised to arrive early.

Upcoming Offerings

Celebrate Pacific Northwest Coast Cultures

Celebrate Pacific Northwest Cultures

We invite visitors to experience the cultures represented in the iconic Hall of Northwest Coast Indians through a series of live activities guided by Museum volunteers. 

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Spotlight Asia: Year Of The Rooster

February 4, 2017

Celebrate Asian art and culture through calligraphy, traditional storytelling, and hands-on activities led by local artisans and Museum scientists.

Past Offerings

Ring in the Year of the Monkey

Spotlight Asia: Ring in the Year of the Monkey

February 21, 2016

The Museum’s Lunar New Year festival celebrates Asian art and culture through contemporary choreography, traditional storytelling, and hands-on activities taught by local artisans.

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Artist in Residence: Haida Manga in the Museum

October 1, 2015 - October 3, 2015

Experience the Museum’s historic Hall of Northwest Coast Indians in a new way as Haida artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas brings iconic Pacific Northwest Coast art to life through stories, illustrated books, animated films, and interactive artwork.