Nowruz: Persian New Year
Time: 10:00 am - 04:45 pm
Good for: Family
Throughout the day, visitors can enjoy musical performances from world-renowned and Grammy-nominated virtuoso on the kamancheh (Persian spiked fiddle) Kayhan Kaylor; view a traditional Haft Seen display, a key element of Nowruz celebrations; and join interactive dance workshops exploring authentic folk dances by the Iranian Dance Artists. Sheez Ensemble will present Persian coquet poetry through classical and folk Persian songs with a touch of jazz influence, and Aftab Dance Group, made up of students from Boston-area universities, will perform a selection of classical and modern Persian dance styles.
Visitors also have the opportunity to explore the MFA’s collection on an array of tours and talks; visit Taste Café to purchase Persian-inspired menu items; and participate in a variety of family-friendly art-making activities.
All events are free with Museum admission. Hide