Celebrate the first day of spring by checking out Nowruz 2015 at the Museum of Fine Arts. Don't miss this fun event filled with, dancing, music, performaces and art!
Here's a sample of what you'll get to see, thanks to the Boston Calendar:
Learn about Nowruz traditions
Observe a traditional Haft Seen, a Nowruz holiday table; purchase Persian-inspired food at Taste Café; enjoy musical and dance performances by renowned dancer and choreographer Banafsheh Sayyad.
Explore Persian art and culture
Go on a thematic tour in the Ancient Near East gallery with Lawrence Berman, Norma Jean Calderwood Senior Curator of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian, and Near Eastern Art; join a 10-minute Spotlight Talk highlighting Persian art.
Discover the ancient civilization of Persepolis
View paintings depicting this ancient city by local artist and educator Hengameh Taraz; hear author Reza Zarghamee discuss the history of Persepolis and its influences on contemporary civilization.
This event will be held on March 21, 2015, from 10:00 am – 4:45 pm
All events are free with Museum admission!