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Folk Arts Day Coming To Hammond Museum July 16

A Cultural Folk Arts Day is coming to North Salem in mid-July.
A Cultural Folk Arts Day is coming to North Salem in mid-July. Photo Credit: contributed

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- North Salem's Hammond Museum is hosting a Cultural Folk Arts Day on Saturday, July 16.

The day of family fun will include music, dance, food and art. The festivities include

  • music and dance from the New York Korean Performing Arts Center and the North East Thai Association;
  • Taiko drums by Taiko Masala; with audience participation;
  • Ikebana -- the art of Japanese flower arrangement -- demonstrations by Shoko Iwata and Yoko Harnik;
  • Chinese brush painting with Frank Liao;
  • Chinese, Japanese and Mexican paper crafts;
  • Sushi demonstration with Yoshimi Arai, the principal of Magokoro New York;
  • learning to put on a Japanese kimono and a Korean hanbok;
  • and special activities for children.

Thai-inspired food will also be available for purchase.

Admission is $5 for museum members, $10 for non-members and free for kids under 12. For more information, call 914-669-5033.

The event runs from 1-4 p.m. The museum is located at 28 Deveau Rd., in North Salem. Learn more about the museum on its website.

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