Presented by The Haggin Museum
Saturday, February 13, 2010
1:30PM - 4:00PM
Celtic Family Festival featured music, dance, hands-on activities, celebrating the Irish culture: Family event to celebrate the 3rd San Joaquin International Film Festiva's opening night film - "The Secret of Kells"
In conjunction with SJIFF3, The Haggin Museum hosted Celtic Family Festival on Saturday, February 13th, 1:30-4:00 p.m. as part of its 2nd Saturdays for Families series. (Museum is located within Victory Park at 1201 N. Pershing Ave., Stockton, 95203)
Celebrating SJIFF3's Opening Night film, the 2010 Academy Award-nominated animated feature film "The Secret of Kells" from Ireland: This Saturday afternoon event at the museum featured storytelling, games, dance, "manuscript" illumination and other hands-on art activities focusing on Celtic arts and culture.
Music was performed by members of the Black Irish Band.
Sophoan Sorn, creator of SJIFF, gave a special preview of the film festival and officially launched the Program Guide of SJIFF3.
For more information, contact Curator of Education Lisa Cooperman at (209) 940-6315 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Haggin Museum, Stockton's "Cultural Gem" and the oldest museum in San Joaquin County, is located in Victory Park at 1201 N. Pershing Ave., and is open Wednesday-Sunday, 1:30-5 p.m. and 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 1:30-9 p.m. For disabled access, please call the museum ahead of time at (209) 940-6300 or 940-6317. Official site: www.hagginmuseum.org.
Feature Films appropriate for the whole family!
• Dancing Across Borders
• Walt & El Grupo
• The Secret of Kells - Opening Night Film
• They Came to Play
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