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Past Event

Diwali Family Festival Presented by PNC Bank

Nov 4 2023

Seattle Asian Art Museum

Entire Building

10:30 AM – 2 PM

Join us in celebrating Diwali, the Festival of Lights at the Seattle Asian Art Museum!

10:30 am
Experience a bilingual Diwali storytime with puppets in Hindi and English with Hindi Time Kids. The first 25 families will receive a Diwali goodie bag filled with a family-friendly art activity to enjoy at home. Ideal for adults and caregivers with children ages 2-5.

11 am
Enjoy live musical performances and explore artistic and cultural traditions of India presented by Junior Asha Seattle.

12-2 pm
Get a taste of India with a warm cup of chai from Jaipur Avenue Chai while receiving a temporary henna tattoo design.

Participate in a community mural painting with local artist Deepti Agrawal and let your creativity shine by decorating your own clay diya (lamp)!

Go on a scavenger hunt with your family and explore the cultural corners of India then strike a pose in a Diwali-themed Polaroid photo booth with Junior Asha Seattle.

12:30 pm
Participate in a Bhangra dance workshop with Rhythms of India. Ideal for families with children of all ages.

While food, drinks, and large backpacks are not permitted in the galleries, we encourage all families to bring personal snacks and beverages to enjoy all throughout the lower-level lobby. All personal belongings can be stored in the self-serve lockers on a first-come, first-served basis.

All programming is free with suggested admission.

Family Saturdays Presented by
PNC Bank

Photo: Chloe Collyer

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