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Virtual Lecture Series: Lunar New Year

Online via Zoom


Ring in the Year of the Water Tiger and learn about Lunar New Year traditions in this virtual lecture for members.

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Lanterns and couplets. Dragons and oranges. Red envelopes and housecleaning. Learn about the fascinating traditions and symbols that enrich the celebration of the Lunar New Year throughout Asia. Feb. 1, 2022, on the Gregorian calendar marks the beginning of the year of the Water Tiger, year 4719 on the Chinese calendar. What does this mean and how should we celebrate?

This one-hour virtual lecture by one of our museum community speaker docents is followed by a half-hour Q&A.

10:05 AM | Welcome

10:10 AM | Program

11:00 AM | Q&A

Members at every level are invited to attend this virtual event. Registration is required.

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Image: Tiger, approx. 1700-1800. Japan. Ink and light colors on paper. Asian Art Museum, The Avery Brundage Collection, B60D52+. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.

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This lecture will be recorded so members can watch again at their leisure.

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