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Nowruz: A Persian New Year Celebration

Saturday, March 5, 11 am–5 pm
Sackler and Ripley Center

Schedule and map (PDF, 503kb)

Ring in the Persian New Year at our eighth annual Nowruz celebration!  With free attractions for all ages, this scaled-down version of our usual festival is held in the Sackler and adjacent Ripley Center as the Freer undergoes renovation. Activities include:

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

The Freer is closed for renovation and reopening in 2017. The Sackler remains open, with a full lineup of exhibitions and events both in the museum and around DC.