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Spotlight Asia: Year Of The Rooster

Saturday, February 4, 2017


The Museum’s Lunar New Year festival focuses on the Rooster, a character who greets the rising sun, banishes darkness, and is known for his punctuality and reliability. Celebrate Asian art and culture through hands-on activities led by local artisans and Museum scientists. Learn about the long-standing relationship between domesticated birds and people and surprising connections about the powerful Rooster, including his link to dinosaurs!


Support for Spotlight Asia is provided, in part, by the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.; the Sidney, Milton and Leoma Simon Foundation; and the family of Frederick H. Leonhardt. 

Special thanks to the Ford Foundation.