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  • Nowruz Celebration

    For Families, and part of Family Fun Day

    Mar 16

    Free with museum admission

    11 AM—4 PM

    Museum wide

    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.

    11:00 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


Support for Family Fun Days is provided by The Hearst Foundations, Inc., The Charles D. and Frances K. Field Fund, The Sato Foundation, The Joseph & Mercedes McMicking Foundation, and Dodge & Cox.

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