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Philadelphia Museum of Art Celebrates Norooz!


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Sunday, March 9, 2008



Make and Take Workshop

Create crafts inspired by Norooz and some of the cultures that celebrate this joyous festival.



Presentation of the Sofreh Haft Seen

Witness the Sofreh Haft Sin, the ceremonial table of the Norooz New Year celebration. 


11:00, 1:30, & 3:45

Silk Road Dance Company

Experience the dazzling costumes, stories, and music of the Silk Road Dance Company.



Babak &Friends- A First Norooz

Enjoy this fun children's cartoon. 



Artist Demonstrations

Meet celebrated artists such as painter Nasser Ovissi demonstrate their techniques.



Drawing Together

Come by and try your drawing skills in the Museum's galleries of Middle Eastern Art. 


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Admission Information:

All family programs and events are free.  Free Silk Road performance tickets are available at the Visitor Services Desks.  On Sundays, general admission to the Museum is pay what you wish.


Contact Information:

For more information about the Norooz Family Event or other Family Programs, you may contact the Education Department at 215-684-7605 or go to


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