Celebrate Lunar New Year 2017 at Asia Society

Children participate in traditional lion dancing during a past Lunar New Year celebration at Asia Society New York. (Jingyu Shi/Asia Society)
Children participate in traditional lion dancing during a past Lunar New Year celebration at Asia Society New York. (Jingyu Shi/Asia Society)

Ring in the Year of the Rooster at Asia Society New York! AsiaStore is currently featuring rooster-themed stationary items and gifts, while the Garden Court Café is offering a special, prix fixe Chinese New Year lunch on January 28. If you’re looking for something fun for the whole family, join us for Moon Over Manhattan, an afternoon featuring performances and craft activities inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia. Details below:

Family Day: Moon Over Manhattan!

Saturday, January 28, from 1 pm to 5 pm

Activities include a Lion Dance and kung fu demonstration with New York Bo Law Kung-Fu martial arts school, musical and theater performances, and activities such as shadow puppet making, Tibetan butter sculpture, clay rooster charm making, and more. Schedule and ticket information is available here. Tickets include admission to our current museum exhibitions Masterpieces from the Asia Society Museum Collection and Video Spotlight: Eko Nugroho

Asia Store

Look no further than the award-winning AsiaStore for all your Lunar New Year supplies and gifts! AsiaStore celebrates the Year of the Rooster with a special selection of note cards, red envelopes, ornaments, lucky coins, t-shirts and totes, horoscope books and other rooster and new-year-themed gifts.

Garden Court Café 

Chef Nyima grew up celebrating Chinese New Year and has hand-picked traditional menu items for a special $45 prix-fixe lunch on Saturday, January 28. The menu includes noodle soup (symbolizing longevity), miso marinated black cod for prosperity and abundance, and sweet rice cake for a sweet new year. To make reservations, call 212-570-5202.