The Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington is pleased to host the seventh annual Chinese New Year celebration on Feb. 16.
Presented in conjunction with Hanlin Chinese Culture Association, this festive, free celebration includes traditional Chinese art activities, artist demonstrations, a dragon art scavenger hunt, a dragon dance and Chinese yo-yo performance by the Chinese American Community Center Dance Troupe and Yo-Yo Club, of Hockessin. In addition, there will be a special musical performance by Taiwanese Music Ensemble, of New York.
Artwork created by children from the Chinese School of Delaware will be on view at the Museum as part of the celebration.
There is no Museum admission during Chinese New Year and all galleries will be open throughout the day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Schedule of events
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Chinese New Year-inspired art activities (East Court)
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Dragon Dance and Chinese yo-yo performance by the Chinese American Community Center Dragon Dance Team and Yo-Yo Club (Fusco Hall)
12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Chinese calligraphy and Chinese dough figuring demonstrations (Fusco Hall)
1 p.m. to 1:40 p.m.
Taiwanese Museum Ensemble of New York (auditorium; first performance)
2 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.
Taiwanese Museum Ensemble of New York (auditorium; second performance)