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Celebrate Lunar New Year Free!

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FREE
Connecticut Museums for Families

Did you know that Lunar New Year has been celebrated in Connecticut for over 150 years? Come to the CHS to welcome the Year of the Rabbit and Celebrate Lunar New Year Free! and learn about the many ways that it is celebrated today across different cultures.

This FREE event will feature:
– Lunar New Year dance performance by students from Ju Long Wushu Chinese Martial Arts Training Center
– A paper-lantern making craft led by Quan Tran, Senior Lecturer and Senior Program Coordinator in the Ethnicity, Race, and Migration Program at Yale University
– A chance to sample traditional Lunar New Year sweets
– A special gallery talk in our exhibition Journeys 旅途: Boys of the Chinese Educational Mission.

You don’t have to pre-register for this free program, but it helps if you click here to let us know you’re coming!

Details

Date:
February 18
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://chs.org/event/lunar-ny/

Organizer

Connecticut Historical Society
Phone:
860-236-5621 x222
Email:
corinne_swanson@chs.org
Website:
www.chs.org

Other

Place
In-Person

Venue

Connecticut Historical Society
One Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Phone:
860-236-5621 x222