China institute Mid-Autumn Festival & Open House in NYC

  • 10 Sep 2016
  • China Institute, 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006

Mid-Autumn Festival & Open House FREE!

Saturday, September 10, 11:00AM - 3:00PM 

40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006

Come celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival at this event for families and children of all ages. Discover the stories and traditions of one of China's biggest holidays while sampling tasty mooncakes, making arts & crafts, listening to live music, learning about China Institute's fall classes, and getting a sneak peek at the programs for our fall exhibition Art in a Time of Chaos: Masterworks from Six Dynasties China.

All Day:

* Chinese Arts & Crafts 

* Mooncake Tasting and Chinese Snacks 

* Live Music 

* Children's Film Screenings 

* Traditional Chinese Games 

* Fall Class Info Sessions (Children & Adult) 

 

Scheduled Activities:

* 11:15AM-12:00PM - Chinese for Children 1 (ages 4-7) 

* 11:30AM-12:30PM - Interactive Workshop 1: The Story of the Mid-Autumn Festival 

* 12:15PM-1:00PM - Lantern-Making Workshop 1 

* 1:00PM-2:00PM - Interactive Workshop 2: The Story of the Mid-Autumn Festival 

* 1:15PM-2:00PM - Chinese for Children 2 (ages 4-7) 

* 2:15PM-3:00PM - Lantern-Making Workshop 2

Free admission. Registration is not required; seating at events and workshops will be available on a first-come basis. For questions or to register by phone, please contact Michael Buening at 212-744-8181 ext. 149 or by email at mbuening@chinainstitute.org

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