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In-Person Lunar New Year Family Celebration

January 28 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm


SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 2023, 11:30AM – 3PM EST 

Ring in the Lunar New Year at SAAM! Join us for our annual celebration featuring Chinese and Korean traditions, including performances, crafts, food, and more. Learn about the importance of the Lunar New Year across cultures and explore SAAM’s collections with an art scavenger hunt. Check out our Family Zone for more crafts and activities to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit. A special menu in honor of Lunar New Year will be offered by the Courtyard Café. This program is presented in partnership with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America and with the Korean Cultural Center, Washington, D.C. and is part of Lunar New Year DC, organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum.   

Image: Courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum; Lunar New Year photo by Norwood Photography.   


Smithsonian American Art Museum 

1st floor, Kogod Courtyard 

Free | Registration encouraged 

Tickets available beginning January 6.

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