Gong Xi Fa Cai! New Year! Bonne année! Shanah Tovah! Join us on Lunar New Year for a family-friendly exploration of the connections between traditions, time, tools and the water around the world.
- Create your own rotating calendar to explore the differences — and similarities — between calendars used across the seas.
- Cleanse your spirit and usher in good luck with water-based New Year’s traditions from around the world.
- Try your hand at calligraphy with Robert Hsu
- Explore the Nile Alive! Did you know our modern calendar has historic ties to the Nile River’s annual floods?
- Bring in the Year of the Rat and help us celebrate Chinese New Year!
The celebration and other activities are included with regular Museum admission.