Community Day: Lunar New Year

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Lunar New Year
Saturday, February 22, 11am–5pm | Free!
Welcome the Year of the Rat with art-making activities, cultural demonstrations, and live performances. This celebration honors both international and local Lunar New Year traditions. Explore and create with family and friends at this multigenerational program.

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11am–4pm (First Floor, Wendel Center)
- Papercraft Year of the Rat Puppets
- Felt Fortune Cookies
1–2pm (First Floor, Lobby)
Traditional Korean Folk Dance and Drumming by KCC Urisawe

3:30–4pm (Circle of Palms Plaza)
Rising Phoenix Lion Dance Association performance and photo-op (4–4:20pm)

11am–1pm and 2–4pm (Second Floor, Skybridge)

Zhezhi (origami) demonstrations by local artist Karen Tsugawa
11am–5pm (First Floor)
Sonya Rapoport: biorhythm –New
through July 5, 2020

Do Ho Suh’s sculpture Karma (2010) –New
through 2022

Almost Human: Digital Art from the Permanent Collection
through July 5, 2020

11am–5pm (Second Floor)
With Drawn Arms: Glenn Kaino and Tommie Smith
through April 5, 2020

Speed City: From Civil Rights to Black Power
through April 5, 2020

Woody De Othello: Breathing Room
through April 5, 2020

11am–5pm (Lower Level)
Koret Gallery: Art Learning Lab
through June 6, 2021
11am–5pm (First Floor, Wendel Center)
Ấp Ủ: Identity | Journey | Legacy, features artworks created by elders from San José’s Vietnamese Community. Presented as part of Hidden Heritages, a two-year partnership between SJMA, Chopsticks Alley, and the City of San José Office of Cultural Affairs.

Community Day Visitor Map and Program