9th Annual Nowruz Celebration at Sackler and Ripley Center Past

Sunday, March 5, 2017 ,
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Washington, DC, United States

Free Event

Nowruz: A Persian New Year Celebration
Sunday, March 5, 11 am–5 pm
Sackler and Ripley Center

Ring in the Persian New Year at our ninth annual Nowruz celebration! With free attractions for all ages, this year’s festival is held in the Sackler and adjacent Ripley Center as the Freer undergoes renovation. Activities include:

Haft sin table display
Storytelling by Xanthe Gresham
Calligraphy
Hands-on art activities
Live music
Film screenings
Food

Featured exhibition Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan, see video trailer.

Made possible by the Jahangir and Eleanor Amuzegar Persian Cultural Celebrations Fund.

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