Press release: Mid-Autumn Moon Celebration at PAM

914Pacific Asia Museum will hold a Mid-Autumn Moon Celebration on Sunday, October 6 from noon to 6 p.m. The afternoon includes performances, crafts, food and other activities, presented in partnership with Chinese Culture Development Center and Sino US Performing Arts Organization. The event is free for members and included with admission for nonmembers. Discounted advance tickets are available on the Pacific Asia Museum website.The schedule for the afternoon includes:

12-6 p.m.               Crafts
1-5 p.m.                 Historical Chinese costume dress-up
12:15-1 pm           Chinese music performance
2:30-3:30 pm        Chinese music by String and Bamboo Music
3:30 p.m.               Mooncakes served (while supplies last)
Auditorium Performances:
1-1:30 p.m.           Chinese tea talk and demonstration
2-2:30 p.m.           Calligraphy and painting introduction and demonstration
3-3:30 p.m.           Chinese music introduction and performance
3:30-4 p.m.           Shaolin kung fu introduction and demonstration
4-4:30 p.m.           Closing ceremony
4:30-5 p.m.           Performance highlights: dance, kung fu and music

This schedule is subject to change; please refer to the Pacific Asia Museum website for the most up-to-date schedule.

About Pacific Asia Museum

Pacific Asia Museum is among the few 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 intercultural understanding through the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Since 1971, Pacific Asia Museum has served a broad audience of students, families, adults, and scholars through its exhibitions and programs.
Pacific Asia Museum is located at 46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, California 91101. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $10 general, $7 students/seniors, and free for museum members and children under 12. Admission is free every 4th Friday of the month. For more information visit or call (626) 449-2742.

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