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Nowruz: A Persian New Year Celebration

March 11 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

• Haft sin table display
• storytelling by Xanthe Gresham
• calligraphy
• hands-on art activities
• live music
• food
• featured exhibitions: Engaging the Senses, Feast Your Eyes, and The Prince and the Shah: Royal Portraits from Qajar Iran

FREE admission

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


March 11
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries
1050 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States
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