January 25, 2013 - January 26, 2013
In anticipation of the upcoming Lunar New Year, this festival invites visitors to explore and experience traditions old and new that celebrate the Moon. Enjoy a meditative reflection on the dawa (moon) with a Lama from Tibet; learn a Grandmother Moon song from Bear Fox and Kontiwennenhawi of the Mohawk Nation; and create your own Dong Ho Vietnamese folk painting. Fly to the moon with Chinese Theatre Works, dance to the majestic sounds of the Korean Daegeum bamboo flute, music by Paul Yeon Lee and the New York Korean Traditional Marching Band, share favorite holiday stories at the Kitchen Conversations mobile recording booth, and look forward to the Year of the Snake by learning about Chinese culinary holiday traditions with master wok chef Grace Young.
On Saturday, January 26th, from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Lunar New Year treats crafted by wok master Grace Young will be available for purchase in the MUSEUM FOOD COURT.
Click here to watch Grace Young demonstrate the right way to stir-fry on chow.com.
Click here to see the full New York Korean Traditional Marching Band ensemble in Atlantic City.
Click here to enjoy award-winning composer Paul Yeon Lee's "Scattered Wind" for daegeum (large Korean bamboo flute) and piano.
Friday, January 25 and Saturday, January 26
In anticipation of the upcoming Lunar New Year, this festival invites visitors to explore and experience traditions old and new that celebrate the Moon. Enjoy a meditative reflection on the dawa (moon) with a Lama from Tibet;
learn a Grandmother Moon song from singer-songwriter Bear Fox and the Akwesasne Women Singers of the Mohawk Nation; create your own Dong Ho Vietnamese folk painting, and much more.
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December 28, 2013
Join us for the Museum’s 35th annual Kwanzaa celebration!
February 8, 2014
Today, Americans of all ethnicities recognize the month of February as a time to honor the bountiful legacy of Black history. The Museum’s celebration features brilliant artists whose unique voices are helping to define some of this country’s most dynamic cultural expressions.