Celebrate the coming of the Persian New Year—Nowruz! Color eggs, visit a Haft Seen table, take a curator tour, and enjoy dance performances in Breasted Hall.
Saturday, March 9
The Oriental Institute offers a mix of events and activities, including gallery tours, travel programs, hands-on workshops for children and families, exclusive members' programs, lectures, and rigorous adult education courses. The Oriental Institute is dedicated to engaging visitors of all ages and backgrounds with ancient cultures and the arts.
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Visitors who are blind or have low vision are invited to engage in touchable moments of the ancient world in the Museum. Sighted companions are welcome to join.Learn More