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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


General support for education is provided by the Dhanam Foundation, the Koret Foundation, the John & Marcia Goldman Foundation, The Charles D. and Frances K. Field Fund, Dodge & Cox, and The Joseph & Mercedes McMicking Foundation. Support is also provided by an endowment established by The Hearst Foundations.

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