Virtual Lecture Series: Lunar New Year
Members are invited to join us for this virtual lecture exploring Lunar New Year.
Lanterns and couplets. Dragons and oranges. Red envelopes and housecleaning. Feb. 12, 2021, on the Gregorian calendar marks the beginning of the year of the Metal Ox, year 4719 on the Chinese calendar. In this virtual lecture by one of our museum docents, you will learn about the fascinating and colorful traditions and symbols that enrich the celebration of the Lunar New Year throughout Asia.
This one hour lecture by one of our museum docents is followed by a half-hour Q&A.
10:05 AM | Welcome
10:10 AM | Program
11:00 AM | Q&A
This virtual event is open to members of all levels.
Please note that closed captioning will be available for this virtual event. Update Zoom on your desktop or mobile application prior to the event to enable the feature.
The information to join the lecture via Zoom will be provided in your confirmation email under the "Important Information" header. Please do not share it with others.
Top image: Ox, China; Central Plains. Tang dynasty (618-907). Glazed low-fired ceramic. Asian Art Museum, The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P310. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.