Sunday, January 12, 2020

Lunar New Year Celebration, January 19 at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh.

The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh will hold its annual Lunar New Year Celebration on January 19.
In ancient times, Buddha asked all the animals to meet him on the Lunar New Year. Twelve came, and Buddha named a year after each one.

Come kick off the Lunar year 4718, the Year of the Rat, at MuseumLab!

Activities include:

  • Live performances by:
    • Yan Lai Dance Academy
    • Purple Bamboo Chinese Ensemble
  • Steel Dragon Lion Dance Team
  • Discover WongFace, an augmented reality mural by artist Jordan Wong in Tech Lab
  • Chinese calligraphy with Ming Rui
  • Learn about Korean traditions and games with the University of Pittsburgh's Asian Studies Center
  • Vietnamese Five Fruit Tray tradition - Taste some of our favorite fruits!

Performance Schedule Coming Soon!!
The celebration is free with museum admission ($16 for adults, $14 for kids aged 2 through 18, and free for infants under 2). The museum is located at 10 Children's Way on the Northside (map), though the celebration will be in a newer adjoining space called MuseumLab.