Family Day: Lunar New Year

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Asia Society Texas Center says
FREE admission in honor of Y. Ping Sun and Lunar New Year

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Korean fusion food by Coreanos | 1 – 4 pm
Taste flavors of the Korean peninsula fused with selections from Mexican and Texan cuisines. Recommended for all ages.

Korean kite creation and Tuho station by Korean American Society of Houston | 1 – 4 pm
Create a flying craft to celebrate the Korean New Year and play a traditional game of tuho, a contest of skill and accuracy. Recommended for all ages.

Mobile monkey creations | 1 – 4 pm
In celebration of the year of the monkey, create a small primate which will be able to swing and move its limbs. Recommended for ages 5 and older.

Mochi cart | 1 – 4 pm
Delight in this sweet Japanese treat to celebrate Lunar New Year. Recommended for all ages.

Nengajo creative writing activity | 1 – 4 pm
Design a Japanese new year card and write a poetic message to friends or family. Recommended for ages 7 and older.

Smilebooth Photo Station | 1 – 4 pm
Make your own festive photo to remember the year of the monkey. Recommended for all ages.

Tet Incense Containers | 1 – 4 pm
Create a holder for incense sticks, which are commonly burned during Vietnamese Tet celebrations at ancestral altars. Recommended for ages 7 and older.

Korean farmers' dance by Korean American Society of Houston | 1:30 pm
Enjoy a traditional performance by the Houston Korean community in celebration of the new year. Recommended for all ages.

FREE Tour of Drawn from Nature and Yeesookyung: Contemporary Korean Sculpture | 3:00 pm
Receive a free tour of our current exhibitions. Those unable to attend can still enjoy complimentary admission all day from 10 am - 6 pm. Recommended for all ages.

Chinese dance performance by Dance of Asian America | 2 pm
Enjoy a festive performance celebrating China’s contributions to Lunar New Year traditions. Recommended for all ages.

Martial arts demonstration by Henderson Smith | 2:30 pm
Witness the graceful movements and energy of t’ai chi and qigong, Chinese martial arts used for both self-defense and meditative practices. Recommended for all ages.
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