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      Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese Home 20th Anniversary Celebration

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      Join us for a year of special programming celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese Home!

      Yin Yu Tang — translated as “Hall of Plentiful Shelter” — was home to the Huang family for nearly two hundred years. For the past 20 years, Yin Yu Tang has been a gateway into understanding the art and culture of generations of families living and working in rural Southeastern China. Since 2003, more than 850,000 people have visited this unique, immersive environment at PEM.

      Traveling Merchants Come Home: The Mid-Autumn Festival at Yin Yu Tang

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      Traveling Merchants Come Home: The Mid-Autumn Festival at Yin Yu Tang

      Read our blog post written by Curatorial Research Assistant Chenguang Zhu as he explores the significance of the Mid-Autumn Festival as a special day for family reunions. Family stories from the Huizhou region, like those of the Huang family of Yin Yu Tang, are full of both happiness and sorrow about being separated from or reunited with their loved ones.

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      Yin Yu Tang: A Chinese Home | 20th Anniversary Festival

      Explore the history of Yin Yu Tang through special events celebrating the 20th anniversary of the cultural exchange project that brought Yin Yu Tang to PEM! Our kickoff celebration included talks with curators and special guests, guided tours of the home, art making, live music and a taste of traditional Chinese cuisine.

      Saturday, July 15, 2023

      Mid-Autumn Moon Festival

      The Mid-Autumn Moon Festival is a day for gathering together with family to mark the harvest season. Special events included enhanced tours of Yin Yu Tang, storytelling and art making activities, musical performances and a film screening.

      Saturday, September 30, 2023

      Create Night at Yin Yu Tang: Celebrating the Five Tastes

      This exclusive after-hours tour of Yin Yu Tang explored the “Five Tastes” in Chinese culture and traditional medicine. Following the tour, guests experienced some of the same tastes that generations of the Huang family enjoyed and got an intimate glimpse into their daily lives with a hands-on dumpling making demonstration.

      Thursday, November 16, 2023

      Lunar New Year Festival: Year of the Dragon

      PEM welcomes the Year of the Dragon with a vibrant festival heralding new beginnings and the coming of spring. The Lunar New Year 2024 festivities feature dynamic performances, art making sessions and immersive storytelling.

      Saturday, February 10, 2024