May 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Dive into the diverse arts specific to Asian-Pacific American cultures. Be dazzled by captivating performances by Kehlani (Polynesian Proud Productions), drumming with Ronin Taiko and demonstrations by Joe Keit Martial Arts.
- Exhibits, Shows and Demos: Learn about different art forms that showcase the many vibrant cultures spanning Asia and the Pacific Islands. Explore the world of origami, crafting your very own butterfly, and unlock the secrets of Japanese calligraphy by learning to write your name in beautiful Japanese characters with Kisen, a Japanese artist.
- Animal Encounters: Meet our resident animals and discover which ones come from the Pacific.
- Watch an IMAX on the GIANT Screen: Extend your visit by watching a showing of Pandas.
- Career Connections: Meet our community partners and learn about their organizations and how they educate the community about their culture.
Just for early learners (ages 0-6): Join us in celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage through dancing, movement and storytime. Create a Damaru and a Tibetan Flag to hang to celebrate these cultures!
Included with Museum admission.