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Chinese New Year

Saturday, February 16, 2019 to Sunday, February 24, 2019

Join in as the museum celebrates Chinese New Year and get creative with the Year of the Pig activities.

This week concludes the 15 day long Chinese New Year celebrations. The 15th day marks the first full moon after the Spring Festival and of the New Year, the day is as well known as Lantern Festival day.
2019 marks the Year of the Pig, the symbol of wealth in Chinese culture, and is the twelfth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac signs. Come and admire the museum’s beautiful Chinese Collection and design your own pig cushion or paper lantern to take home.