Museum Hours
Thu: 1 PM–8 PM
Fri–Mon: 10 AM–5 PM
Tue–Wed: Closed
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San Francisco, CA 94102
Cultural Celebration

Lunar New Year Storytelling

Online via Zoom


Celebrate Lunar New Year with thrilling stories about tigers for the whole family.

Free Tickets

Welcome the Year of the Tiger with this fun virtual Lunar New Year storytelling program for the whole family. Why is the tiger the third animal of the zodiac? What does the tiger symbolize in Asian art? Learn all this and more with exciting stories and close looking at artworks from the museum collection. Recommended for ages 7 and up, but all are welcome.  

Explore other ways to celebrate the Lunar New Year, including art activities, links to objects in our collection, a book list, and more. 

Want more storytelling? Check out Persian New Year Storytelling for stories about the kaha bird and more. 


Image: Tigerapprox 1900-1935China. Hide with pigmentsAsian Art MuseumB62D48.27. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.

Organizers & Sponsors

Cultural Celebrations are made possible by Bank of America. 

Sustained support for the Asian Art Museum’s Lunar New Year Celebration is generously provided by the following endowed funds:
John S. and Sherry H. Chen Endowed Fund for Chinese Art and Programming
Arlene Schnitzer Endowed Fund for Chinese Art