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The Crow Museum of Asian Art presents Chinese New Year 2020

February 01

Throughout NorthPark Center

Join the Crow Museum of Asian Art of the University of Texas at Dallas on Saturday, February 1 for a day-long celebration of the Year of the Rat at NorthPark. Enjoy free, art-inspired activities, amazing performances, giveaways and special store offers, festive landscape displays, a Chinese New Year exhibition, and more.


11AM — Rising Phoenix Lion Dance Association's Acrobatic Lion Dance
11:40AM — Ceremonial Welcome

12PM — Richardson Symphony Orchestra Quartet
1PM — Martial Arts Demonstration
1:45PM — Bian Lian Performance
2PM — Lion Dance and Show
2:45PM — Beijing Opera Performance
3PM — Dallas Chinese Community Center Yo-Yo Act
3:15PM — Intermission; $500 NorthPark Gold Giveaway
3:30PM — Lee's White Leopard Kung Fu School's Lion Dance, Dragon Dance, and Kung Fu Show


Roaming Lion Dance
Keep an eye out for lions as they roam throughout NorthPark to help bring luck and happiness to the new year. Lions provided by Lee's White Leopard Kung Fu School.

Special Offers from NorthPark Retailers
Look for red and gold balloons signifying participating retailers. 

Auspicious Face Painting
Have lucky symbols, such as lanterns, dragons, and flowers, painted on your cheek.

Chinese Lion Photo Booth
Snap a photo with lion dance costume heads from Lee's White Leopard Kung Fu School and post to social media using #CrowCNY.

The Great Race Story
The order of the 12 zodiac animals is said to be based off of a great race held long ago. Draw your own animal race, dreaming up your own version of the finish.

A Firework of Art
During the 7th Century Tang Dynasty, a Chinese alchemist created the world's first firework. Since then, fireworks have become a major symbol of Chinese New Year. Get fired up and make your own work of art.

The Wishing Tree
In Hong Kong, people write wishes for the New Year and hang them on trees with oranges. Experience an art installtion inspired by this tradition, and add your wish to it. Don't forget to snap a picture and use #CrowCNY!

LEGO Building Station
Help create a Chinese New Year masterpiece with official LEGO building kits to celebrate the Year of the Rat.

Chinese Brush Painting
The tradition of brush and ink painting in China goes back thousands of years. Today, many artists keep this tradition alive using both old and new techniques. Watch painter Carle Shi create these works. 

Chinese New Year and Vietnamese Tet Flower Arranging
Many cultures celebrate Chinese New Year with the arrangement and placement of significant flowers and plants in their homes. Make your own beautiful arrangment to take home. 

Chinese Paper Cutting
One popular way to decorate for Chinese New Year is cutting characters and imagery from red paper to hang in windows. At this booth, you'll be able to create your own!

Chinese Calligraphy
Calligraphy, the Greek word for beautiful writing, has been considered the supreme art form in China as far back as the Han Dynasty (206 BCE-220 AD).

Chinese Yo-Yo (Diabolo)
Yo-yos are believed to have originally come from China, and since then many different versions and surges in popularity have followed. Learn how to "juggle" a Chinese yo-yo, also known as a diabolo, with the Dallas Chinese Community Center.

Noodle Pulling
Oodles of noodles are an important ingredient in a Chinese New Year spread, especially longevity noodles that are said to bring good luck and a long life.

Chinese New Year Lion Mask
See artists from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts design and draw lion head masks. 

Photobooth with Traditional Chinese Dynasty Outfits
Take a special memento home with a picture of you dressed in traditional Chinese dynasty regalia.

Instrument and Music Station
Try your hand with traditional Asian cultural instruments from several different countries that are used to help usher in the new year. Volunteers will be available to discuss and instruct how to play these unique and culturally significant pieces. 

Year of the Rat Mask Making
Regardless of your zodiac animal, we can all celebrate the Year of the Rat with your own whiskered mask.

Self Portraits
Are you a rat, tiger, or dragon? Celebrate the Chinese zodiac and make your own self portrait styled with your zodiac animal.

Lotus Shop Pop Up
Come browse the satellite Lotus Shop for a unique selection of souvenirs and gifts. Don’t forget to pick up some limited edition Year of the Rat apparel because it is lucky to wear new clothes for the New Year.

Lucky Red Envelopes
Lucky Red Envelopes are a must for celebrating Chinese New Year. Adorn your own and feed it to the lions dancing around the Center and on the main stage.


Alexandre Birman
Enjoy champagne and lucky fortune cookies in store on February 1. In celebration of Lunar New Year, one lucky guest will win a pair of shoes, plus all other guests visiting the store on the festival day will receive a surprise discount inside their cookie for use during the month of February.

Receive 20% off one item. Mention Chinese New Year and enter to win a $50 gift card.

A|X Armani Exchange
Enjoy a special set of Year of the Rat Lai See Lucky Red Envelopes with any purchase, while supplies last.

Receive $15 off your purchase of $75 or more. 

BOSS Hugo Boss
Receive a complimentary gift with your purchase of $288 or more through February 1. Exclusions apply. See store associate for details. 

Shop the Lunar New Year and monogram-inspired collection.

CH Carolina Herrera
Red is the symbol of luck in the New Year. Shop the special red CH collection to add a touch of luck to your wardrobe this year.

Club Monaco
Enjoy a special capsule collection in celebration of Chinese New Year.

Receive 10% off your entire purchase on February 1.

David Yurman
Enjoy four new special pieces created in celebration of Lunar New Year, plus receive a lucky red envelope and notecard set with purchase.

Enjoy special Chinese New Year packaging for candles and gifts.

Eiseman Jewels
Enjoy enhanced Chinese New Year floral, special pricing, and a gift with purchase.

Receive 25% off your entire purchase on February 1 in celebration of Chinese New Year. Excludes smartwatches, sale and gift cards.

Enjoy a special #DisneyXGucci capsule collection featuring Mickey Mouse in celebration of Lunar New Year.

Receive 25% off any $100 purchase (limited to first 100 customers on February 1 only). Plus, don’t miss their Lunar New Year-inspired red flower photo wall for a celebratory pic.

Kate Spade New York
In celebration of the Year of the Rat, shop the limited edition Tom & Jerry Lunar New Year collection.

Kate Weiser Chocolate
Enjoy special Lunar New Year chocolate and caramel treats featuring a playful, rat-themed gold and red design.

Kiehl's Since 1851
Enjoy a complimentary 8-piece gift set with your $85 purchase. Plus, receive the 8-piece gift set and a red jasper facial roller with your purchase of $150. While supplies last. January 17-25.

La Duni Latin Kitchen & Coffee Studio
Enjoy a traditional good luck almond cookie in celebration of Chinese New Year.

Receive a special Year of the Rat LEGO gift with purchase of $80.

Shop the Lunar New Year limited-edition design of the best-selling Overnight Immortelle Reset Oil-in-Serum.

Longchamp Paris
Shop the MrBags x Longchamp capsule collection in celebration of Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rat. 

Louis Vuitton
Louis Vuitton welcomes the Year of the Rat with a special selection of gift-ready designs. In the spotlight are festive accessories and precious tokens including pieces from two seasonal capsules: Monogram Denim and Damier Graphite Link. Express your New Year’s wishes with a carefully chosen Louis Vuitton gift and start the year off in the joyful spirit of season.

Fortune favors the bold. This Lunar New Year, get lucky in five fearless red lipsticks and limited edition indulgences when you shop the MAC Lucky Red Collection.

Enjoy a special Year of the Rat capsule collection in celebration of Lunar New Year, view a special window display, and a free Lunar New Year tote bag with any $350 purchase.

Michael Kors
Stop by Michael Kors to celebrate Lunar New Year with their edit of festive essentials, featuring the ultra-luxe Cece bag with a special jeweled clasp. Plus, receive a special gift with purchases of $250 or more while supplies last.

From January 31 – February 2, enjoy 15% off Morphe core products. Excludes collaborations and third-party brands.

Neiman Marcus
Celebrate Lunar New Year with Neiman Marcus! Shop the DisneyxGucci collection and discover limited-edition beauty collections from Atelier Cologne, Dr. Barbara Sturm, Estee Lauder, Guerlain, Sunday Riley and more. Plus, enjoy a special Neiman Marcus Lunar New Year window presentation.

Enjoy $40 off an apparel or accessories purchase of $175 or more.

Officine Panerai
Receive a lucky red envelope set with any purchase.

Receive a Dr. Weil Mega Mushroom Treatment Lotion and a Plantscription Powerful Lifting Cream ($25 value) as your gifts with any $45 purchase. Plus, enjoy limited-edition packaging for in celebration of Chinese New Year.

Rebecca Taylor
Enjoy champagne and pick-your-fortune discounts, where you can receive anywhere from 10-20% off a full-price purchase.

Come shop RIMOWA's red luggage classics and receive a lucky red envelope with your purchase, while supplies last.

Sam Edelman
Celebrate Lunar New Year and enjoy treats in store while you shop on February 1. While supplies last.

Receive a gift with any of purchase of $300, while supplies last.

See’s Candies
Receive $5 off your $30 purchase (request coupon in store).

In celebration of Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rat, receive a Swarovski Rat Ornament with your Crystal Living purchase of $200 or more. Plus, receive a packet of sparkling red lucky envelopes with your purchase while supplies last.

Enjoy a special Year of the Rat watch in celebration of Chinese New Year.

TAG Heuer
Enjoy wine from exclusive Chinese winery Ao Yun and small bites from P.F. Chang's China Bistro while you shop. Plus enjoy a gift with purchase while supplies list.

Ted Baker London
During Lunar New Year through February 8, enjoy a gift with your purchase of $250 or more. 

Tory Burch
Inspired by the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rat, discover the special Tory Burch collection of leather goods starring Rita the Rat.

Warby Parker
In celebration of Chinese New Year, enjoy festive 2020 new year celebration glasses plus enjoy special treats in store.

Williams Sonoma
Shop the festive Lunar New Year dinnerware, serveware, drinkware and accessories collection at Williams Sonoma.