This event is part of Sydney Lunar Festival.

Art Gallery of NSW: Lunar New Year 2019

Celebrate the Year of the Pig

Celebrate the Year of the Pig at the Gallery

Join us for Lunar New Year, with a range of free events for everyone.

Discover the traditions of this ancient celebration and start your new year inspired by Asian art and culture, including a special Art After Hours on Wednesday 6 February.

Experience the spectacle of a lion dance, learn about the ancient traditions of tea drinking and calligraphy, and get hands-on with our drop-in family artmaking workshop.

Sat 2 Feb, 11am (Entrance court)
Lunar New Year lion dance. Traditional Chinese lion dancing and drumming

Sun 3 Feb, 10am. Free (Domain theatre)
VisAsia Hingyiu Mok Mandarin-language lecture 2019

Wed 6 Feb, 6pm. Free (Café foyer)
Demonstration: Traditional Chinese calligraphy
Request a hand-written auspicious phrase to take home

Wed 6 Feb, 6pm. Free (Entrance court)
Performance: Lunar New Year lion dance
Traditional Chinese lion dance and drumming

Wed 6 Feb, 6.30pm. Free (Entrance court)
Celebrity talks: Benjamin Law with Adam Liaw

Wed 6 Feb, 7.30pm. Free (Entrance court)
Live music: Sophie Koh. Pop music inspired by Chinese poetry

Fri 8 Feb, 6.30pm
VisAsia Lunar New Year Dinner. Celebrate the Year of the Pig. Charges apply (Entrance court)

Sat 2 & Sun 10 Feb, 11am-1pm. Free (Entrance court)
Meet Caishen, god of prosperity. Lunar New Year celebration

Visit the website for the full program.

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When

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays to Sundays, 10am to 5pm
Wednesdays, 10am to 10pm

Sunday 3 February to Sunday 10 February 2019

Cost

Free

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