Pasadena’s Pacific Asia Museum has free festival this Sunday

Join Pacific Asia Museum in celebrating its 40th birthday at a Free Family Festival on Sunday, June 5, from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. Enjoy a pan-cultural birthday party and discover how birthdays are celebrated throughout Asia with traditional food, dance, performances, demonstrations, hands-on activities and crafts. Participate in painting a giant birthday card and explore the museum galleries – all for FREE!

Made possible in part by The Capital Group Company, Festival of the Autumn Moon supporters, The Green Foundation, Pasadena Independent Schools Foundation, Lon V. Smith Foundation, Ken and Louise Tang, Toyota Financial Services, Union Bank Foundation, Wells Fargo, the Katherine Audrey Webb Foundation, and the Arts Councils of Pacific Asia Museum.

Free Silk Road Story Time
Continuing Pacific Asia Museum’s birthday celebration, the museum is also offering free admission to the monthly program Silk Road Story Time on Saturday, June 4 at 10:30 am. Featuring popular local storyteller and former teacher Sunny Stevenson, Silk Road Story Time combines stories in the intimate and imaginative setting of the Silk Road Family Gallery’s travelers’ tent with a story-themed craft and Asian snacks. This months theme is “stories from China.”

About Pacific Asia Museum

Pacific Asia Museum is one of only four institutions in the United States dedicated exclusively to the arts and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands. The museum’s mission is to further cultural understanding through the arts. Since 1971, Pacific Asia Museum has served a broad audience of students, families, adults and scholars though its education and outreach programs.

Pacific Asia Museum is located at 46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101. Museum opens Wednesday through Sunday 10 am to 6 pm. Admission is $9 general, $7 students/seniors, and free for children ages 11 and younger. Admission is free every 4th Friday of the month.

Website: http://www.pacificasiamuseum.org

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