Performance: Animal Dance
11 am and 1 pm
Performers from the Shen Pei Dance Studio present a series of animal dances based on a rooster, a deer, a snake, a peacock, and a butterfly.
Art-Making for the Whole Family: Chance Operation
11 am–4 pm
Follow the strategy of chance and make a sculpture loosely based on Huang Yong Ping’s roulette system. Spin the wheel to receive instructions on how to craft your own creature.
Family Gallery Tour: House of Oracles: A Huang Yong Ping Retrospective
12 noon and 2 pm
Join a Walker guide on a tour of the exhibition.
Film: Animal Shorts
2 and 3 pm
Huang Yong Ping uses animals—live ones and representations—throughout his work. On the big screen, catch two heartwarming films about animals, Little Pig Is Flying (Lilla Grisen Flyger) and Ride of the Mergansers, a short documentary about ducks.
Story Time: Story of the Chinese Zodiac by Monica Chang
12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 pm
How were the 12 animals chosen for the Chinese Zodiac? And why does the rat come first? These and other questions are answered in this illustrated version of the legend.