Chinese New Year Celebration - Bay Area Discovery Museum

Chinese New Year Celebration

Monday, February 19, 2018

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Experience the vibrant traditions of Chinese New Year at BADM! On Monday, February 19, BADM is celebrating the magic of the year of the dog with a full schedule of programming and performances. The day includes lion dancers, a Kung Fu demonstration, a chance to watch master calligraphers at work, lantern making in BADM’s Fab Lab and much more! This event is sponsored by Matthews Asia and presented in partnership with Marin Chinese Cultural Association.

Museum Tickets* Free for Members

*Chinese New Year Celebration is included in price of admission. Buy tickets online and save time upon entrance! Online ticket holders are admitted at the Member Entry Line.

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Event Schedule

Chinese New Year Celebration Agenda

10 – 10:30 Marin Chinese Cultural Association Lion Dance Team performance
10:30 Make your own sweet wonton and purchase Chinese food for sale (while supplies last)
10:30 – 11 Lion Dance Costume Petting Zoo
10:30 – 2:30 Calligraphy demonstration and take-home name keepsake
10:30 – 3:00 Chinese Games and Activities
11 – 11:30 10,000 Victories Kung Fu School martial arts demonstration
11 – 11:45 Chinese Dance School & Theatre performance
11:30 – 12 10,000 Victories Kung Fu School Meet-and-Greet
11:30 – 12 Asian Art Museum Storyteller
12:15 – 12:45 Chinese Dance School & Theatre performance
1 – 1:30 Marin Chinese Cultural Association Lion Dance Team performance
1:15 – 2 Chinese Dance School & Theatre performance
1:30 – 2 10,000 Victories Kung Fu School Meet-and-Greet
1:45 – 2:15 
Asian Art Museum Storyteller
2 – 2:15 Chinese Dance Theater Meet-and-Greet
2:15 – 2:45 10,000 Victories Kung Fu School martial arts demonstration

All Day Drop-in Programs (9 a.m. – 4 p.m.):      

Lantern Making in BADM’s Fab Lab
DIY Calligraphy in the Art Studios: Use authentic tools as you practice the ancient Chinese art form of calligraphy.
Zodiac Puppets in the Art Studios: Create your own Zodiac puppets and put on a show in our puppet theatre.

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