Lunar New Year at PEM

Join PEM as they celebrate the Lunar New Year! The Chinese Lunar New Year is a 15-day celebration marking the start of the new year. Enjoy this annual celebration as we mark the Year of the Monkey. PEM will host a day of family fun including traditional lion dances, ribbon dances, traditional crafts and more! Join the festive mood in the Atrium — create your own Chinese Folk Art, hear traditional stories, experience traditional dance and performances, and take a family tour!

Enjoy the day-long event program with performances, exhibits, movies and activities that include:

  • Performances
  • Actitivties
    • Lucky Lanterns
      • Design your own lantern with local artist, author and illustrator Jennifer DeCristoforo. She developed the Lucky Bamboo Book of Crafts to share a connection with her adopted Chinese daughter's native culture.
  • Film
    • Little Shaolin Monks
      Peek into the world of a group of 6- to 9-year-olds who live in the Shaolin Temple and practice the highest form of martial arts. 2007, 45 minutes, in Chinese with English subtitles. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Seats are first-come, first-served.
Saturday, February 13, 2016 10 am - 4 pm
Included with museum admission