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The Year of the Dragon: Dragons in Chinese Culture

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Friday, Feb. 9, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm ET


A Chinese dragon puppet.

Bring your natural curiosity and craftiness into FREE live learning sessions by Penn Museum educators!

February 10 marks Chinese Lunar New Year. Celebrate the start of the Year of the Dragon by learning about the important role dragons, and other real and imaginary creatures, play in Chinese culture through a variety of artifacts. Students will then design their own legendary creatures.

Recommended materials: Blank sheet of paper and a writing utensil.

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