ART EVENT “Lunar New Year Festival” at Museum of Fine Arts Houston

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ART EVENT “Lunar New Year Festival” at Museum of Fine Arts Houston

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2024 at 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Celebrate the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Dragon at this free family-friendly Winter Festival presented in the Sculpture Garden and Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

Start the day with fiery drums, and end with a thrilling performance by lion and dragon dancers. Enjoy art-making activities with family and friends: Create paper lanterns, practice calligraphy, decorate wooden plaques for good fortune, paint cherry blossoms, and more. Indulge in foods representing East Asian cuisines, available for purchase from local vendors.

Admission is free for the museum and the festival activities due to the generosity of H-E-B. The festivities take place throughout the MFAH campus.

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FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES: The afternoon kicks off with a performance from Taiko Drummers with Kaminari Taiko of Houston. Enjoy an array of musical performances, from the Chinese Youth Orchestra to Indonesian music to K-pop. See a traditional dragon and lion dance performance. Create art inspired by the new year, such as Japanese ema plaques and firecracker sculptures/ Discover your creativity through art-making activities like Chinese calligraphy and paper-lantern making.

TASTE & SAVOR: Complimentary snacks and water courtesy of H-E-B. You can also buy food from these vendors: Cafe Leonelli | Curated Menu CaoBao | Bao Buns Chi’Lantro | Korean Mexican Fusion Dumpling Haus | Dumplings Hella Bubble | Bubble Tea Kâu Ba | Vietnamese Cajun Food Mama Marie’s Filipino Soul Food | Filipino Fusion


February 25
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH)
1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005 United States
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