Celebrating Chinese New Year
Saturday, February 9
1 to 4 p.m.
Meet illustrator and Newbery Honoree Grace Lin, whose original artworks for Bringing in the New Year tell the tale of a Chinese American family as they prepare for the Lunar New Year. Enjoy a talk with the artist at 1 p.m., followed by a book signing, and from 2 – 4 p.m. – make your own lantern with Patrick O’Donnell and explore the exhibition Cultural Traditions with curator Barbara Rundback. Chinese New Year treats will be available. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission. Children free to age 18.
The Museum Store will have two of Grace Lin’s books available; Chinese New Year which is highlighted in the exhibition and her most recent book, A Big Mooncake for Little Star.