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

Chinese New Year

Date
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Time
12:00 PM–03:00 PM
Chinese New Year

Good luck and fortune begin at The Walters Art Museum! Chinese New Year 2013 is the year of the Snake. Those born under the sign of the Snake are wise, intelligent, and intuitive-celebrate with them!

Performances and Tours include:

  • 12:00 Tour: Year of the Snake Attributes (good fortune, wisdom, charm) as seen in works of art
  • 12:30 Baltimore Chinese School Performance
  • 1:00 Johns Hopkins University Lion Dance Troupe
  • 1:30 Baltimore Chinese School Performance
  • 2:00 Johns Hopkins University Lion Dance Troupe
  • 2:30 Tour: Year of the Snake Attributes (long life, security, intellect, intuition) as seen in works of art

Start the year wisely and ensure good fortune by creating your own snake art, calligraphy, and red money envelope.

Chinese New Year is a festive family holiday which celebrates the beginning of the New Year. The date is determined by the Chinese Lunar Calendar and usually falls in late January or February and the series of celebratory events can last up to two weeks. The primary focus at this time is to ensure good luck, pay respects to ancestors, gods and spirits, and to wish good fortune for friends and family in the coming year.

For more information, e-mail avespoint@thewalters.org or call 410-547-9000 ext. 323.

Add to Calendar 02-10-2013 12:00:00 02-10-2013 15:00:00 15 Chinese New Year Are you intelligent and crafty? Well, this is your year. Come to the Walters Art Museum on February 10, 2013 to begin the Lunar Year of the Snake. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

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