Celebrate the arrival of spring with a full day of exciting activities throughout LACMA's campus, including a world-premiere music-dance-video performance created by Hamid Saeidi, a live performance by pop sensation KamyR, and a traditional Nowruz display known as "Haft Sîn."
Throughout LACMA | Free, no reservations | 11:30 am–8 pm | Schedule
Sponsored by Art of the Middle East Contemporary and Farhang Foundation.
Image: Courtesy of the Farhang Foundation.
11:30 am–5 pm | Traditional Persian musicians and dancers in costumes
Throughout the campus
11:30 am–4:30 pm | Story reading and calligraphy for youth
Director’s Roundtable Garden
11:30 am–4:30 pm | Haft-Sîn display
Los Angeles Times Central Court
noon–1 pm | 2012 Farhang Short Film Festival award ceremony
Brown Auditorium | Seating will be first come, first served. Please note: The top films will be shown on a loop starting after the award ceremony until 5 pm. Open to all; no tickets required.
2–3:30 pm | Official Nowruz program
Bing Theater | 2012 Farhang Heritage and Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony. Featuring the world-premiere performance of “Celebration” by Hamid Saeidi. Seating is limited and will be first come, first served; no tickets required.
4:30–7 pm | Live musical performance by KamyR, followed by a D.J.
BP Grand Entrance | Open to all; no tickets required.
Learn more about the Art of the Middle East CONTEMPORARY.