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Five Hundred Arhats and Lunar New Year

Duration: From 5–9pm
3 February 2022 Powerhouse Museum

FREE from 5pm. No booking required.

To mark Lunar New Year, Year of the Tiger, the Powerhouse Museum will partner with City of Sydney and Korean Cultural Centre to host an after-hours celebration. A selection of Korean dance, music, and culinary delights will accompany an exploration of the Museum and the Five Hundred Arhats exhibition.

Interstitial spaces
7–8.45 pm Contemporary Hanbok by MiranDay Designs

Café, Level 3
5.30–7 pm Kimchi making with Heather Jeong

The Lab, Level 2
6–8 pm Bokjumeoni fortune pouches making with artist Taerim Claire Jeon

PLC Foyer, Level 2
5–9pm Lantern Making with Jongpobpsa Temple

Entrance, Level 3
6–6.15 pm and 8–8.15 pm K-Pop performance by IMI Dance Studio

500 Arhats exhibition, Level 3
6.30–7pm Min-Jung Kim, curator Five Hundred Arhats exhibition tour

7.30–8 pm Miranda Day, Hanbok Designer, provides context to her designs and speaks about how raising awareness of the traditional clothing generates new interest in Korean culture and textiles.


5–9 pm Kings Cinema
Connecting Hearts, Temple Stay

Face masks must be worn at all times indoors and properly fitted. Read about the COVIDSafe measures we’ve put in place to keep everyone safe when visiting the Museum here.


Free, all welcome

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