Friday, February 12, 2021
7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Add to Calendar 2021-02-12 19:00:00 2021-02-12 20:00:00 Lunar New Year 02/12/2021 7 pm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston America/New_York public

Join us online to celebrate Lunar New Year and ring in the Year of the Ox! Lunar New Year is celebrated across Asia and around the world. This year, the holiday, which is based on the cycles of the moon, marks the Year of the Ox, one of the 12 animals of the lunar Zodiac.

The free event, streaming here and on Facebook and YouTube, features:

  • Opportunities to learn more about the Year of the Ox
  • A Chinese lion dance and demonstration by Gund Kwok Asian Women’s Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe
  • Highlights from the MFA’s 2020 Lunar New Year celebration
  • A Spotlight Talk in Mandarin from Feier Ying, research associate, Art of Asia, on Hua Yan’s New Year Decorations (1744)
  • A tour of the exhibition “Weng Family Collection of Chinese Painting: Family and Friends” from Nancy Berliner, Wu Tung Senior Curator of Chinese Art

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