Monday, January 24, 2022

Celebrate the Year of the Tiger from home!




Free & Ticketed Programs




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Virtual Lunar New Year Festival:
Year of the Tiger


Saturday, January 29, 10 am–5 pm


May art bring you good fortune! Celebrate the Year of the Tiger, one of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, with virtual performances, interactive activities, and artist-led workshops for all ages.

All virtual activities are free, and no registration is required. All videos are prerecorded.

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The schedule is subject to change.

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For the health and safety of our staff and visitors, dining locations are closed, and capacity is limited.

In accordance with the New York City mandate, all visitors aged 5 to 11 must show proof that they have received at least one dose of an  accepted vaccine. All visitors aged 12 and older must show proof that they have received two doses of an accepted two-dose series vaccine, or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. All visitors aged 18 and older must also show a valid personal ID. Beginning January 29, all visitors aged 5 to 11 must show proof of full vaccination.

Face coverings are required for all visitors aged 2 and older, even if they are vaccinated.

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Virtual Lunar New Year Festival: Year of the Tiger has been made possible, in part, by Council Member Keith Powers and an anonymous donor.

Image: Rank Badge with Tiger, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), China. Silk, metallic thread on silk. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Fletcher Fund, 1936 (36.65.11)