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Lunar New Year Festival: Year of the Rabbit

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Lunar New Year Festival: Year of the Rabbit

Saturday, January 28
10 am-4 pm
Peabody Essex Museum
Included with admission (Adults $20, Children 16 and Under Free)

Join us for performances, storytelling and artmaking as we celebrate Lunar New Year: Year of the Rabbit! Take a tour through Yin Yu Tang, PEM’s 200-year-old Chinese home, and check out programs with our featured collaborators Gund Kwok and Limin Mo.

Lunar New Year is celebrated in many Asian countries, including China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Korea, Singapore and Malaysia. While some traditions are shared across countries, others are unique to one region, community or national cultural identity. Our programming this year focuses on Chinese cultural traditions.

Dance Performance
11:30 am–12:30 pm | Gund Kwok: Asian Women’s Lion Dance Troupe
Join us as we welcome back Gund Kwok, the only all-Asian women’s Lion Dance troupe in the United States! Gund Kwok, which means heroine in Chinese, empowers Asian women to show their creativity, power and strength through Lion and Dragon Dance. Watch our Main Atrium come to life with dynamic dance and drumming to ring in the new year!

Self-Guided Tours
Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese Home | Every 30 minutes, 10:15 am–4:15 pm
Reservations Required. Tickets available at Admission and Info Desks

10:30–11:00 am | PEM Pals with Limin Mo
This special PEM Pals event is recommended for children 12 and under.

Art Making
11:00 am–1:00 pm | Chinese Calligraphy and Zodiac Animal Bookmarks
Recommended for all ages

Drop-In Art Making
1–3 pm | Screenprinted Tote Bags, Recommended for all ages


January 28
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Peabody Essex Museum
East India Square, 161 Essex Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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