Celebrate Chinese New Year

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On Feb. 1, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., celebrate the Lunar New Year with the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Chinese Embassy at Eighth and F Streets NW. This year features traditional music, magic and demonstrations of traditional Chinese handicrafts, such as dough modeling, finger painting and woodcut printing. Create New Year’s crafts, go on a scavenger hunt and enjoy delicious treats available for purchase at the Courtyard Café. Help “awaken the lion” and ring in the Year of the Rat! americanart.si.edu.