CHINESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey at the Bowers Museum’s Chinese New Year Festival with art projects, music and performances!

Margaret and Cleo Key Courtyard | 11am – 4pm
Face painting, art projects (Paper Lantern Painting and Foil Dragons and Monkeys) Fortune cookie and Almond cookie tasting

12:00 - Lion Dance by JC Culture Troupe
12:40 - Dance with Cheer, Traditional Chinese Dances
1:15 - Sunshine Academy String Ensemble plays under the guidance of Mr. Leonard Liu
1:30 - Red Shoes Dance Studio of the South Coast Chinese Cultural Center
2:00 - A Little Dynasty Chinese School Traditional Chinese Orchestra
2:30 - “Changing Faces,” by Master Zhong Wei Qi 

Kidseum | 10am - 4pm

Stop in for art and archaeology exhibits, face painting, and hands-on art projects for the whole family. 

Join Master Storyteller, Miss Cynthia, for presentations throughout the day!

11:00 - Tiger Son
12:00 - How Pan Gu Formed the World
1:00 - How The Jīngwèi Bird Filled the Sea
2:00 - How The Goddess Nǚwā Repaired the World
3:00 - A Wily Hare Has Three Burrows 

Please note: Admission to the Bowers Museum and to Kidseum will be free on festival Sundays to Members and to Santa Ana residents only.

This festival is generously sponsored by The Nicholas Endowment

Image Credit: "Good Health and Good Fortune," Kenny Louie, CC 2.0, Wikimedia Commons

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February 7, 2016 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

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