Update: Tet Festival Celebration Reschedule for Sunday at Sheldon Museum of Art

By: Star City Buzz Email
By: Star City Buzz Email

Sheldon Museum of Art's Tet Festival celebration, scheduled for Friday, February 22, has been postponed to Sunday, February 24 from 2 to 5 p.m. Free shuttle transportation is available between the Asian Community and Cultural Center, 2635 O Street, and Sheldon Museum of Art from 1:45 to 5:00 p.m. The museum and festival are free and open to all.

The event includes traditional crafts, dance, food, games and music in celebration of the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. The Linh Quang Temple Lion Dance Troupe, Lincoln Taiji Association, Karen Children's Dance Group, Mu Paw Law and Starry, Lincoln Chinese School, and classical Indian dancer Schweta Karmanker are among the featured performers. Dau Nguyen, president of the Vietnamese Community of Lincoln, will speak on the significance of the celebration and its traditions.

Free shuttle transportation is available between the Asian Community and Cultural Center, 2634 O St., and Sheldon Museum of Art from 4:30 to 8 p.m.

Sheldon Museum of Art houses a permanent collection of more than 12,000 objects focusing on transnational American art. Sheldon is open free to the public during regular hours: Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. The museum is closed on Monday.


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