Lunar New Year Reception @ the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Monday, February 1, 2016

 

AWIB members and supporters were invited to a Lunar New Year reception in honor of the Year of the Monkey at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Everyone smiled brightly for a photo.

 

 Eye-dotting the dragon. According to Chinese myth, only the eye-dotted dragons are believed to have vitality.

A dynamic dragon dance performance.

The dragon troupe dancing through the crowd!

One of the pieces on display: Gan, Han. Night-Shining White. Ca. 750.

Guests enjoyed a private viewing of Masterpieces of Chinese Painting from the Metropolitan Collection

 

 

 

Photo credit: Don Pollard

 





 



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