Lunar New Year Celebration

Monday, February 18
9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Experience the vibrant traditions of the Lunar New Year at BADM! On Monday, February 18, BADM is celebrating the magic of the Lunar New Year with a full schedule of programs, performances, food, and more!

All Lunar New Year programs and activities are included in the price of museum admission or free for BADM members.

Parking
The rain ended just in time for Lunar New Year, but a few of our parking spots are slow to dry up. If possible, we encourage you to carpool! We look forward to seeing you at Lunar New Year!

Performance Schedule
Please note: performances and activities are subject to change due to weather conditions.

Time Performance Performance By Location
10:00-10:30 Lion Dance Marin Chinese Cultural Association Festival Plaza
10:30-11:00 Martial Arts 10,000 Victories Kung Fu School Festival Plaza
11:00-11:30 Korean Drumming Korean School of Marin Festival Plaza
11:00-11:45 China Dance Theater China Dance Theater Discovery Theater
11:30-12:00 Acrobatics Wayne Huey of Red Panda Acrobatics Festival Plaza
11:30-12:00 Storyteller Asian Art Museum Lookout Cove Mosaic
12:00-12:30 Gu Zheng Musicians Chinese Music Lessons Festival Plaza
12:30-1:00 Lion Dance Marin Chinese Cultural Association Festival Plaza
1:00-1:30 Martial Arts 10,000 Victories Kung Fu School Festival Plaza
1:00-1:30 Storyteller Asian Art Museum Lookout Cove Mosaic
1:00-1:45 China Dance Theater China Dance Theatre Discovery Theater
1:30-2:00 Korean Drumming Korean School of Marin Festival Plaza
2:00-2:30 Acrobatics Wayne Huey of Red Panda Acrobatics Festival Plaza
2:30-3:00 Gu Zheng Musicians Chinese Music Lessons Festival Plaza
Programs and Activities
From 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Lantern Making: Decorate a personalized paper lantern, made on the Fab Lab’s laser cutter. Find inspiration from your lunar zodiac sign, and stamp designs on your lantern in lucky colors.
  • Lunar Night Sky: Enjoy a restorative form of tactile play as you explore the Chinese Zodiac.
  • Calligraphy: The Marin Chinese Cultural Association will practice calligraphy in the Art Studios – view this traditional art form, and  get your name written in calligraphy for a take home keepsake.
  • Zodiac Puppet Show: Head to our puppet theatre to put on a Lunar New Year inspired show with zodiac puppets.
  • Lunar New Year Games: Run by the Marin Chinese Cultural Association, this program will explore games like Chinese Jump Rope, Jianzi (Chinese hacky sack), and more. Energetic play is the perfect way to celebrate the Lunar New Year!

Food for Sale:

  • Including fried rice, chow mein, dim sum and sesame seed balls from Good Luck Dim Sum, along with Boba tea from Steap Tea Bar, and more.

More information and the schedule of the day’s activities coming soon!

All Lunar New Year programs and activities are included in the price of museum admission or free for BADM members.

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Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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