Monday, September 2, 2013

Korean festival in Pasadena Sept. 15

Pacific Asia Museum will hold a Free Family Festival celebrating the arts and culture of Korea on Sunday, September 15, 2013 from 12-4 p.m. Admission to the event and Pacific Asia Museum galleries is free and open to the public during that time.

The third Free Family Festival of the year, this event will showcase both traditional and contemporary Korean performing arts. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of crafts inspired by Korean art and culture. Admission to the Pacific Asia Museum galleries is also free throughout the Festival; current exhibitions on view include The Garden in Asia, The Art of Continuity: Revering our Elders, Focus on the Subject: The Art of the Harari Collection,and the newly-opened Constructed Visions: New Media from Korea.

Performance Schedule: 
1 p.m.        T4 Korean B-Boy Dance Team
1:30 p.m.   Korean Victory Tae Kwon Do 
2 p.m.        Jung Im Lee Korean Dance Academy
2:30 p.m.   K-Kpop Dance Team
3 p.m.        Korean Traditional Music Performance

Pacific Asia Museum's Free Family Festivals are made possible in part by The Green Foundation, Margaret Leong Checca and Michael Checca, the Lon V. Smith Foundation and the Pasadena Arts League.

About Pacific Asia Museum

Pacific Asia Museum is among the few institutions in the United States dedicated exclusively to the arts and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands. The museum's mission is to further intercultural understanding through the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Since 1971, Pacific Asia Museum has served a broad audience of students, families, adults, and scholars through its education and outreach programs.

Pacific Asia Museum is located at 46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, California 91101. The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm. Admission is $10 general, $7 students/seniors, and free for museum members and children under 12. Admission is free every 4th Friday of the month. For more information visit or call (626) 449-2742.

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