The Academy Museum will be open on New Year’s Day, and that means so too will its retrospective of the legendary Japanese animator. Scope out over 300 storyboards, concept images and backgrounds, many of them on display outside of Studio Ghibli’s Tokyo headquarters for the first time.
Some of us will spend the morning after New Year’s Eve nursing a hangover or hiding underneath the covers. But for those looking to seize on the promise of another year, there are a handful of New Year’s Day events to get a jumpstart on 2022. Whether your’re up for afternoon (or evening) at a botanical garden, some lingering Christmas lights displays or a 133-year-old Pasadena parade, these are the best New Year’s Day events.
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