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Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Dog

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Presented by Children's Museum of Pittsburgh at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

Feb 10 2018
Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Dog

Come kick off the Lunar year 4716, the year of the Dog, with Silk Screen Asian Arts and Culture Organization at the Children’s Museum.

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 4716, the year of the Dog, with Silk Screen Asian Arts and Culture Organization at the Children’s Museum. Try Chinese calligraphy with Ming Rui, and enjoy live performances by Yan Lai Dance AcademyPurple Bamboo Chinese Ensemble, and Steel Dragon Lion Dance Team. Stop by MAKESHOP to explore Kumihimo, a Japanese form of

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ADMISSION INFO

Adult:  $16
Children 2 – 18:  $14
Seniors 60+:  $14
Children under 2:  Free
Members: Free Become A Member
Member Guest: $13

Access and WIC Card holders: $2 / person

For a full list of other discounts, please click here.

Contact: 4123225058

Email: zruiz@pittsburghkids.org

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PHOTOS

  • image of lion dancers in costume and red lunar new year banner held up by a lady in a red sweater.

LOCATION

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh

10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

PARKING INFO

Members: $4 Non-Members: $6

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Audio Description
    • Closed Caption
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

12:15 am – 12:30 am Touch Tour of Steel Dragon Lion Dance

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm ASL Interpretation of Chinese Calligraphy

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Touch Tour of Kumihimo braid-making

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm ASL

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