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.
Click here to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.