Event Postponed - Nowruz: A Persian New Year Celebration
Event Postponed - Nowruz: A Persian New Year Celebration
WhenSunday, March 8, 2020, 11 AM – 5 PM
CategoriesCelebrations, Kids & Families
SponsorAsian Art Museum
VenueArthur M. Sackler Gallery, Freer Gallery of Art
Event LocationFreer and Sackler

Please note this event has been postponed.

Ring in the Persian New Year at our twelfth annual Nowruz celebration! Celebrate Persian culture and the arrival of spring with free attractions for all ages, including performances, storytelling, hands-on activities, and more.

The celebration includes:

  • haft sin table displays, featuring seven symbolic objects to welcome the new year
  • the interactive storytelling performance The Conference of the Birds
  • chances to create your own Nowruz crafts, including decorated eggs
  • traditional Persian music and dance
  • food, drinks, and sweets, all available for purchase
  • the featured exhibitions Engaging the Senses, Feast Your Eyes, and Shaping Clay in Ancient Iran
Nowruz 2020 Schedule (PDF)

This event is made possible by the Jahangir and Eleanor Amuzegar Persian Cultural Celebrations Fund.

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