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SF’s Annual Mochi Pounding Ceremony | Asian Art Museum

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Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*General Admission Adults $15 Seniors, University Students, Youths (13–17) $10 Children 12 & under are always free.

Asian Art Museum | 200 Larkin Street San Francisco, CA


Celebrate the Japanese New Year with Kagami Kai, an acclaimed mochi group, as it presents the colorful and exciting New Year tradition of mochi pounding to make delectably sweet rice cakes, with lively music, energetic dance and traditional attire.

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As part of the day, paint a Year of the Boar netsuke (charm) and fold paper cranes for luck and prosperity in the new year.

Mochi Celebration Schedule

Netsuke Painting
11 AM–2 PM – North Court

Mochi Pounding Celebration
12–1 PM  – Samsung Hall


Event Details


Cost: $15*
*General Admission Adults $15 Seniors, University Students, Youths (13–17) $10 Children 12 & under are always free.
Categories: **Annual Event**, Art & Museums, Eating & Drinking, San Francisco
Address: 200 Larkin Street San Francisco, CA

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