Mid-Autumn Moon Family Festival!

Sat, Sep 23, 2017 @ 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Fly to the moon with MOCA! Explore the customs and traditions behind this harvest festival with a mooncake tasting, arts and crafts, stellar story time, and more family fun!

 

与MOCA一起飞向月亮!探索这个庆祝丰收的节日背后的传统与习俗,品尝美味的月饼,制作以月亮为主题的手工,聆听来自明月的故事,共享阖家欢乐。

 

Tickets: $10 per person. $8 for all MOCA Dual and Individual Level Members. Free for MOCA Family Level Members and above, children under 2, and Cool Culture families. Click here to purchase tickets!

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE 活动日程

Performances and More! 表演与其他

Harvest Moon Picnic - 12-4pm
Gather around the picnic table for a make-believe harvest moon picnic at MOCA! Learn about the foods that families share as they admire the moon and give thanks for the year’s harvest. Sketch your own moon-shaped food to add to the picnic.

 

中秋的野餐

走进MOCA,加入一次假想的中秋野餐。和我们一起来认识,在中国人祭拜月神,感恩丰收之时,在他们中秋节的餐桌上会有什么食物。描绘出你心中的中秋食物,并加到野餐篮子里面。


Over the Moon Gallery Hunt - 12:15 &
 3:15pm
With a MOCA educator, search high and low to spot sparkling full moons and shimmering stars around the gallery. Will you find them all?

 

探索展览,奔向月亮

在展览区,与MOCA的教员一起,搜寻明亮的满月和闪耀的星星。你可以找到它们吗?


Go Mooncakes for MOCA! - 1-4pm
Explore the meaning behind mooncakes and learn how these sweet and savory treats are made! Taste a variety of traditional mooncakes from Fay Da Bakery and sip some sweet bubble tea from Taiwan Bear House to go along with it.* Don’t forget to take a mooncake recipe to try at home!

 

让人着迷的月饼

我们将带你学习有关月饼的故事,认识这个香甜可口的点心是如何制作出来的!品尝传统的月饼,小酌一杯清茶,再把月饼的食谱带回家,试着在你自家的厨房里制作属于你的美味月饼。


Chinese Theatre Works Presents: Chang-Er Flies to the Moon - 1-1:45pm**
This original shadow play tells the story of Moon Goddess Chang-Er and her husband, the archer Hou Yi. Through enchanting shadow puppetry and engaging storytelling, watch this legend come to life before your eyes. 

This program of Chinese Theatre Works is partially funded by New York State Council on the Arts and Department of Cultural Affairs. 

 

中国戏剧工作坊为您呈现:嫦娥奔月
这个传统的皮影戏讲述了一个关于神话人物嫦娥和她丈夫后羿的故事。通过有趣的皮影木偶及动人的叙事方式,这一部皮影戏将把这个传说中的神话故事真实的展现在您的眼前。

这个中国戏剧工作坊的项目是由New York State Council on the Arts以及Department of Cultural Affairs部分赞助的。

 

Landscape Ink Paintings** - 2 & 2:45pm
Join teaching artists from the New York Chinese Cultural Center and learn how to paint beautiful landscapes—featuring mountains, forests, and more—using an ink brush and various colors of ink.

 

水墨画

想学习如何作水墨画吗?来自新苗文艺中心的教学艺术家们将教您如何使用毛笔及不同颜色的墨水作出美丽的风景水墨画,来动手一起作画吧!

 

Sing-along Storytime! - 12:30 & 2:45pm
Head to MOCA’s brand-new learning center for an interactive, bilingual story time with MOCA educator and musician Nicole Tan! Through songs and movement, explore the legends behind this treasured holiday.

 

歌咏故事时间

快来与MOCA的教育者及音乐家Nicole Tan一起在我们崭新的学习中心一边放声歌唱,一边享受和了解更多关于中秋节有趣的神话双语故事。

Drop-In Arts and Crafts, 12-4pm

手工及艺术活动

Powerful Potions and Jade Rabbit Charms 

Prepare your own version of the magical elixir that lifted Chang-Er from the earth to the moon! Grind salt and glow-in-the-dark chalk to create sparkling, colorful sand. Then, use it to fill a potion bottle that you can wear around your neck. With local artist Joyce Huang, create a jade rabbit charm out of clay to add to your necklace—and prepare to take flight!

 

飞天药水及玉兔坠饰

现在,您要亲自炼制一瓶可以让嫦娥从地球飞往月球的魔力药水!将盐和粉笔磨成五彩缤纷的粉末。将粉末装进丹药瓶中,然后作为项链佩戴起来。本地的艺术家Joyce Huang还会与大家一起为项链制作一个玉兔坠饰。准备好起飞吧!

 

Make a Mooncake Print!
Design your own mesmerizing mooncake pattern out of foam shapes. Create dazzling artwork and personalized greeting cards by printing your design in your favorite bright colors!

 

制作月饼印画

用工艺泡沫纸设计一个属于你自己独特的月饼图案。用你最喜爱的颜色将设计打印在你亲手制作的美丽贺卡上。

 

Light-Up Lanterns (& Riddles!)
Light up the night with your own paper tea light lanterns! Cut cardboard and colorful paper, and add your own designs to personalize your lantern. Then turn on your tea light and stump your family and friends with some mid-autumn lantern riddles!

 

点灯和猜灯谜

通过点亮你自己的纸制灯笼来照亮这个美丽的夜晚吧!用不同颜色的纸和硬纸板剪出属于你自己的灯笼。点亮灯笼里的蜡烛然后与你的家人和朋友一起来猜中秋节灯谜吧!

Shadow Stories
Using colorful acetate, construct and decorate shadow puppets of Moon Goddess Chang-Er and the archer Hou Yi, complete with movable arms and legs. When you finish your creations, head to MOCA’s shadow puppet theater to stage an original performance!

 

木偶戏

用不同颜色的纤维纸,建造和装饰手和脚可以动的嫦娥和弓箭手后羿皮影木偶。在完成您的作品之后,就到MOCA的皮影木偶戏台表演一出传统的木偶戏吧!
 

Making Mooncakes
Peek inside a mooncake, and learn about the ingredients and tools used to make it. Then, mold your own play dough mooncake using a real mooncake press.

 

制作月饼

一起来认识月饼的内陷,以及相关的配料,并用专门的工具来制作它。然后,用真正的月饼模子压制出一个你的月饼。

 

* Bubble tea courtesy of Taiwan Bear House.

 

** Ticketed event. Free with admission. Please pick up tickets at the Visitor Services Front Desk. 

 

MOCA’s Family Festival Series is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, along with the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, Wells Fargo, and the National Endowment for the Arts.