Welcome the year of the ox with an at-home experience!

The IMAS has opened a call to the community for video submissions contributing to its virtual Lunar New Year celebration.

Scroll down to submit a short video of a musical performance, cultural dance, or recorded testimonial of how you celebrate Lunar New Year. Photos welcome, too!

The IMAS is also once again hosting special giant light sculptures on museum grounds for visitors to view now through the month of February. The City of Jinju, South Korea, has loaned these sculptures to the IMAS following their special appearances in the McAllen Holiday Parade in 2019 and at the McAllen Convention Center in 2020. This collaboration bridges both communities through festivals and cultural events such as the Lunar New Year celebration.

Schedule of Events

January 15 – February: Visit IMAS to view the Korean Lantern Light Sculpture Exhibit

January 22 – February 6: Submit a video or photo through the form below for a chance to be included in the IMAS Lunar New Year Celebration Video.

February 1 – 5 : Register for a celebration kit that includes five activities for the family to share and learn about Lunar New Year together. (limited supply, until sold out)

February 6: Kit pickup (registration required) at IMAS

February 12 at 3:00 PM: Lunar New Year Performances video premiere (Facebook)

IMAS cultural programs are supported in part by a grant from Humanities Texas.

Special thanks to Chinese American Association for their support.

Submit a Video

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Primary Contact Name
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File formats accepted include .mov, .mp4, .avi, .mpeg, .jpg, .jpeg, .png
Please include a description of the performance or content of the video. Include names of performers and credit lines for music. All music must be original or from the public domain. IMAS may not publish videos with copyrighted material.
Media Release and Acknowledgement
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Lunar New Year at IMAS

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