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Lunar New Year Celebration

Date

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Time

11:00 AM–04:00 PM

Lunar New Year Celebration

Celebrate the Year of the Dog with art-making, a scavenger hunt, and traditional Lunar New Year performances by the Baltimore Chinese School, the Johns Hopkins Lion Dance Troupe, and Korean Culture and Art Center of Maryland. 

Activities

11 A.M. – 4 P.M.

Art-Making: Celebration Hats
Create a good luck hat for the New Year!
Studio A, Lower Level

Zodiac Scavenger Hunt
Explore the museum and find zodiac animals in works of art.
Begin on Level 2 Lobby

Art Cart
Play, read, try on costumes, and more!
Level 2 Lobby

Sensory Break Areas
Take a break from the celebration in a quiet space with calming resources.
Egyptian Art Galleries, Level 2 and Medieval Art Galleries, Level 3

Performances

11:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

The Baltimore Chinese School at 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Yong Han Lion Dance Troupe, Johns Hopkins University at 12 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Korean Culture & Art Center of Maryland at 12:30 p.m.
Sculpture Court, Level 2A

Special Guest: Waltee

11:45 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. & 1:30 – 2 P.M.

The Walters’ lion cub mascot will be roaming throughout the museum

Free Photo Booth

1 – 4 P.M.

Level 2 Lobby

Family Tour

12:30 – 1 P.M. & 1:30 – 2 P.M.

Ring in the Year of the Dog with an exploration of dogs in art.
Meet in Level 1 Lobby

Tour: Highlights of Asian Art

1 – 2 P.M.

Explore the power and drama of the divine in the Arts of Asia.
Meet in Level 1 Lobby

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