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Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

Drop-In Art Activities: Lanterns & Firecrackers

Date
Sunday, February 3, 2013Monday, February 25, 2013
Time
10:00 AM–03:00 PM on Saturday, Sunday

Celebrate the Chinese New Year by lighting up the night sky with us this February! Make lucky art inspired by the museum’s colorful Asian art collection and traditions of this lunar holiday. Slither your way into the Year of the Snake as we create snake sculptures, bright lanterns, sparkling skies filled with firecrackers and banners to hang in your home.

Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration required – drop-in, make and take a fantastic piece of art home with you!

Join museum educators as they help families create artful projects related to the collection, special exhibitions, and family programs. Check out our monthly themes and visit often to participate in a different project each weekend!

SCHEDULE OF FEBRUARY ACTIVITIES:
February 2nd and 3rd – Firecracker Nightscape
February 9th – Luminous Lanterns
February 10th – Chinese New Year Celebration
February 16th and 17th – Sneaky Slithering Snakes
February 23rd – Free African American Family Festival  
February 24th – Good Luck Banners

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