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Lunar New Year Festival at Hudson River Museum

Lunar New Year Festival

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  • Feb. 09, 2020, 12-5pm
  • Hudson River Museum
  • 511 Warburton Ave., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • $8; $5 seniors 62 and older, students, veterans; $4 ages 3-18; free for members and children younger than 3

Kick off the Year of the Rat with traditional Asian arts, crafts, and demonstrations! The afternoon begins with a Lion Dance and continues with a communal art workshop led by Teaching Artist-in-Residence Jia Sung. Members of the Evergreen Club from the Theodore Young Community Center in Greenburgh will demonstrate calligraphy and teach origami. Visitors of all ages can enjoy a Tai Chi workshop, and following a Chinese Folk Dance performance, the public will be invited to participate. A Chinese dulcimer concert by award-winning artist Ariane Kuo and live Balinese dance and Gamelan Gender Wayang music by Dharma Swara round out the afternoon's program.

About Hudson River Museum

511 Warburton Ave.

Yonkers, NY

914-963-4550

  • Standard hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 12-5pm
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Stroller parking: No
  • Stroller check: Yes
  • Bring food: Yes
  • Buy food: Yes
  • Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
  • Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
  • Changing tables in the unisex bathroom(s): No
  • Family bathroom: No

  • The Hudson River Museum is the largest cultural institution in Westchester County and a multidisciplinary complex that draws its identity from its site on the banks of the Hudson River. The Museum collections focus on 19th-century through contemporary American Art; Glenview, an 1876 house on the National Register of Historic Places; Hudson Riverama, an environmental teaching gallery; a state-of-the-art, 120-seat planetarium, and a 400-seat outdoor amphitheater with programs every weekend, special days for families and events throughout the year. 
  • Parking: Free
  • Nearest public transportation stop: Glenwood Station off Metro North Hudson Line; Shonnard Terrance on the 1 Buss
  • Play area: Indoor
  • Party room: Yes

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