Lunar New Year Reception at the Metropolitan Museum
February 10, 2014
Happy Year of the Horse!
Bonnie Wong, AWIB President; Hon. Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President; Hon. Margaret Chin, NYC Council Member; Hon. Scott Stringer, NYC Comptroller; Maxwell Hearn, Curator of the Department of Asian Arts; Donna Williams, Chief Audience Development Officer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Hon Scott Stringer, NYC Comptroller, speaking to a roomful of appreciative guests.
A glimpse of the audience during the program
A thrilling lion dance performance to ring in the New Year
AWIB president Bonnie Wong rubs shoulders with the Lion
Guests enjoying a private viewing of the exhibit, Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China
A colorful performance of the traditional Korean fan dance (Buchaechum).
Photos courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Invitations to private events at the museum are an eagerly anticipated perk enjoyed by AWIB’s members, and is made possible by President Bonnie Wong’s membership of the Multicultural Audience Development Initiative Advisory Committee.