Family Day: Chinese Lunar New Year

Celebrate the year of the dog at the museum! Enjoy music performances by GW's Chinese Music Club, create colorful zodiac animals from paper, and design your own jewelry inspired by the traditions of China's Guizhou Province. Visit the galleries to see the exhibition Vanishing Traditions: Textiles and Treasures from Southwest China during its opening weekend. Visitors can also explore our new hands-on learning center, Textiles 101, which introduces the basics of textile making through fiber, color, and structure. All ages welcome.

Art Activities 

  • Aluminum foil jewelry
  • Embroidery
  • Paper cutting

Performances and Tours

11 AM: "An Adventure on the Silk Road" storytime with Ana Kiss
11:30 AM: Traditional Chinese dance performed by Shiqi Liao     
12 PM: Traditional Chinese dance performed by Shiqi Liao    
1 PM: Music on the guqin performed by Bojie Li
1:30 PM: Music on the guqin performed by Bojie Li
1:30 PM: Tour of Vanishing Traditions exhibition
2:30 PM: Chinese pop music performed by Yibin Tu
3 PM: Chinese pop music performed by Yibin Tu