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

FREE Chinese New Year Festival

Date
Sunday, February 2, 2014
Time
12:00 PM–03:00 PM
FREE Chinese New Year Festival

FREE
No registration required.

Good luck and fortune begin at The Walters Art Museum! Join us for traditional Chinese performances in honor of the year of the Horse. Those born under the sign of the horse are energetic, hard working, and quick-witted- let’s celebrate together!

Performances & Tours

12:30 p.m. Baltimore Chinese School Performance

1 p.m. Johns Hopkins University Lion Dance Troupe Performance

1:30 p.m. Baltimore Chinese School Performance

2 p.m. Johns Hopkins University Lion Dance Troupe Performance

2:30 p.m. Animals in Asian Art Tour

 

Art Activities & More

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Curio Cabinets, Studio A, Family Art Center

12 noon - 3 p.m. Good Luck Characters, Studio B, Family Art Center

12 noon - 3 p.m. Lucky Red Envelopes, Level 2 Lobby

Add to Calendar 02-02-2014 12:00:00 02-02-2014 15:00:00 15 FREE Chinese New Year Festival Good luck and fortune begin at The Walters Art Museum! Join us for traditional Chinese performances in honor of the year of the Horse. Those born under the sign of the horse are energetic, hard working, and quick-witted- let’s celebrate together! 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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