Community Day: Lunar New Year 2019

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Free admission all day!

Join SJMA and welcome the year of the pig with artmaking activities, cultural demonstrations, and live performances. This contemporary celebration honors Lunar New Year traditions commemorated both around the globe and here in San José. Explore and create with family and friends during this multigenerational program.

To skip the line, register and print your tickets in advance.

Tickets coming soon.

Schedule of Events


  • 11:30am: Firebird Youth Chinese Orchestra (FYCO)
  • 3:30pm: Rising Phoenix Lion Dance Association (Photo-op from 4–4:20pm)​



  • Year of the Pig Corner Bookmarks
  • Lunar New Year Pom Pom Animals
  • Chinese Calligraphy by Tuan Vo Calligraphy Donation Team