Lunar New Year Festival at Hudson River Museum

Sat Feb 17, 2024
11:00am to 5:00pm ET
Age: All ages
Price: Free with museum admission
Hudson River Museum

Kick off the Year of the Dragon at the Hudson River Museum with traditional Asian arts, crafts, demonstrations, and performances for all ages! Festivities begin with the colorful ceremonial lion dance. Make dragon drums and dragon puppets in family art workshops, and learn the art of origami (paper folding). 

Enjoy performances of Chinese folk dances, Indonesian gamelan music and dance, and more, plus enjoy a special showing of The Sky Tonight: The Skylore of China featuring traditional Chinese constellations.

All workshops and performances are free with general admission. Planetarium shows and Glenview historic home tours are ticketed.

Schedule of Events:

11am–4pm — Family Art Workshop: Dragon Drums
11am–4pm — Family Art Workshop: Dragon Puppets
11:30am — Traditional Lion Dance
12–4pm — Origami and Calligraphy
12–4pm — Family Science Workshop: 100 Years of Galaxies
12:30pm — Planetarium Show: Four Tales of the Sky
1pm — Gilded Age Glenview: Historic Home Tour
1pm — Chinese Folk Dances
2pm — Indonesian Music and Dance
2pm — The Sky Tonight: The Skylore of China
3pm — Gilded Age Glenview: Historic Home Tour
3pm — Tai Chi
3:30pm — Planetarium Show: Birth of Planet Earth
4pm — Korean Samulnori

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.