Nowruz ("New Day") is the Persian New Year, and marks the first day of spring. Welcome the New Year at the Asian Art Museum listening to Persian stories, watching a presentation of Rumi x 7 by Golden Thread Productions, and making your own haft-seen to take home. The haft-seen is a traditional table setting essential to Nowruz. On it are seven things that start with the letter "s" in Farsi.
am–11:30 am Storytelling for Pre–K 12:00 noon–1:00 pm Performance: Rumi x 7=Tales from the Masnavi 1:00 pm–4:00 pm Hands-on Activities: Mini Haft-seen Making
Major support for Family Fun Days is provided by the Estate of Dorothy J. Bakewell. Additional support is provided by The Charles D. and Frances K. Field Fund, Douglas A. Tilden, William Randolph Hearst Foundation, The Joseph & Mercedes McMicking Foundation, Dodge & Cox, and The Morrison & Foerster Foundation.
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