For Immediate Release

Monkey King: A Chinese New Year Special Performance

(Cambridge, December 19, 2011) Beloved characters from Chinese mythology will be featured in a special collaborative performance on Saturday January 21 with Behind the Mask Theatre and puppeteer Margaret Moody of Galapagos Puppets! Come meet the Monkey King and the Laughing Buddha and celebrate the Chinese New Year with puppetry, storytelling, and masks. Recommended for ages 5 and up accompanied by an adult.

The performance begins at 2 PM at Harvard’s Geological Lecture Hall (24 Oxford St., Cambridge). Members $2/person. Non-members, $5/person. One day special discount: Bring Monkey King tickets to receive $2 off Museum admissions, before or after the show. Tickets are available online only: www.peabody.harvard.edu/family. Information: 617-495-3216 or pmae-ed@fas.harvard.edu.

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The Peabody Museum is among the oldest archaeological and ethnographic museums in the world with one of the finest collections of human cultural history found anywhere. It is home to superb materials from Africa, ancient Europe, North America, Mesoamerica, Oceania, and South America in particular. In addition to its archaeological and ethnographic holdings, the Museum’s photographic archives, one of the largest of its kind, hold more than 500,000 historical photographs, dating from the mid-nineteenth century to the present and chronicling anthropology, archaeology, and world culture.

Hours and location: 9 A.M. to 5 P.M., seven days a week. The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Admission is $9 for adults, $7 for students and seniors, $6 for children, 3–18. Free with Harvard ID or Museum membership. The Museum is free to Massachusetts residents Sundays, 9 A.M. to noon, year round, and Wednesdays from 3 P.M. to 5 P.M. (September to May). Admission includes admission to the Harvard Museum of Natural History. For more information call 617-496-1027 or go online to: www.peabody.harvard.edu. The Peabody Museum is located at 11 Divinity Avenue in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Museum is a short walk from the Harvard Square MBTA station.

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Laughing Buddha and the Monkey King

Laughing Buddha and the Monkey King. Laughing Buddha photo by Andrew Rotch, courtesy Behind the Mask Theatre.

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Monkey King Special Performance

2 PM Harvard’s Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge. Members $2/person. Non-members, $5/person. Recommended for ages 5 and up accompanied by an adult.

One day special discount: Bring Monkey King tickets to receive $2 off Museum admissions, before or after the show.

Tickets are available online only: www.peabody.harvard.edu/family

Public Information: 617-495-3216 or pmae-ed@fas.harvard.edu

 

 

 

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