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San Francisco, CA 94102
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Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Rooster

Sunday, Jan 29, 2017
10:30 AM–4 PM
Museum-wide
Free with museum admission 
Roll in the Year of the Rooster with talented dancers and musicians at the Asian Art Museum’s annual Lunar New Year Celebration. Students from the Chinese American International School and China Dance School and Theatre present traditional and modern music, as well as dances from China, to kick off the Lunar New Year. Join in with a playful student-arranged version of the lion dance, which is believed to scare away evil spirits and ensure a bright beginning to the year.

stART Tour (Storytelling for kids ages 3-7)*
10:30–11 AM       
Meet at the information desk  

China Dance School and Theatre Performance*

11 AM–12 PM
Samsung Hall  

Hands-on Activities*
11 AM–3 PM
North Court

Lunar New Year Stories*
1–1:45 PM
Meet at the information desk  

Chinese American International School Performance* 
2–3 PM
Samsung Hall  

Have Your Name Written in Chinese Calligraphy

1–4 PM
Loggia  

Animals of the Chinese Zodiac with Author Oliver Chin*

3:30–4:30 PM
Samsung Hall


*American Sign Language interpretation will be provided.

Presenting Sponsor

Lead funding for the Asian Art Museum’s Cultural Celebrations is generously provided by Kaiser Permanente. Major funding is provided by Bank of America Foundation.