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Creation Station: Spring Holidays

Jeff Fantich

Spring is a season in which many Asian cultures celebrate the new year. This family event will focus particularly on Holi, Nowruz, and Sonkgran. Projects will examine the vibrant multisensory experiences, cultural significance, and popular traditions of these holidays across South and Southeast Asia.

 

Schedule

12:30 pm | Storytelling: Selections from Holi, Nowruz, and Songkran
12:45 pm | Art projects

Hanami Pastoral Collage
Envision an idyllic Japanese spring setting using natural materials for a traditional bridge and cherry blossoms. Recommended for ages 4 and older.

Nowruz Hyacinths
Design a colorful tactile floral decoration to celebrate the Persian New Year. Recommended for ages 4 and older.

Spring Paint and Sand Art Creations
Enjoy a project combining the vibrant colors of Holi and the use of water during Songkran. Recommended for ages 4 and older.

 

Related Link

Behind-the-Scenes: Spring Festivities and Hyacinth Activity

 

Education and outreach programs at Asia Society Texas Center are made possible through generous funding from the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation and Nieman Marcus. Additional support provided by the Friends of Education & Outreach at Asia Society Texas Center.
 

Creation Station and Family Day Sponsor

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Event Details

Sat 5 Mar 2016
12:30pm - 2:30pm

1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004
713.496.9901

Free and open to the public
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