Lunar New Year Celebration

1Feb. 4, 2017 — A  young girl braces herself against the cold weather while waiting in line at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston MA, Saturday morning. The museum held a special event for the Lunar New Year with free admission. Long lines formed at the Huntington and Fenway Street entrances for the 10 a.m. opening. Photo by Clairissa Baker.

 

2Feb. 4, 2017 — Kara Stokowsky, an art teacher for the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston MA, helps a young child make a red envelope as part of a Lunar New Year craft activity Saturday morning. Red envelopes—usually filled with money—are supposed to keep evil spirits away, and the color red symbolizes good luck. Photo by Clairissa Baker.

 

3Feb. 4, 2017 — Kara Cheung waits for her portion of the martial arts performance at the Lunar New Year celebration at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston MA, Saturday afternoon. Cheung, a student of the Wah Lum Kung Fu and Tai Chi Academy, participated in martial arts demonstrations for museum attendees. Photo by Clairissa Baker.

 

4Feb. 4, 2017 — Two students of the Wah Lum Kung Fu and Tai Chi Academy examine a lion costume before a performance at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston MA, Saturday afternoon. The academy performed two lion dances during the day as part of the celebration for the Chinese New Year. Photo by Clairissa Baker.

 

5Feb. 4, 2017 — A child sneaks onto the Wah Lum Kung Fu and Tai Chi Academy staging area to play with a lion costume before a performance at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston MA, Saturday afternoon. Photo by Clairissa Baker.

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