Asian-American Pacific Islander month!

May is Asian-American Pacific Islander month, and Bryant Park is celebrating all month long!

On May 12, there are many events in which to participate!

May 12, 2023, 3:00pmโ€“7:00pm

Join us on Friday, May 12 in the afternoon to celebrate the AAPI instructors, educators, and cultural partners that collaborate with Bryant Park throughout the year. Circle though the park and try your hand at different workshops and classes all afternoon and be sure to stick around for the evening showcase. All activities are open to all ages and are first-come, first-served.

Check out some of the events below:


Friday, May 12, 2023

3pm – 3:45pm and 4pm – 4:45pm

Putting Green

Led by kung fu master David Fung from the New York Chinese Cultural Center, these family-friendly workshops give participants an excellent method of exercise and emphasize on learning basic stances, strikes, and techniques


Friday, May 12, 2023

4pm – 5pm

Upper Terrace

Bryant Park has partnered with CK Chu Tai Chi School for 20 years. Learn the basics of this traditional system of heath and self-defense, and improve harmony between body and mind. 



Friday, May 12, 20235:30pm – 6:30pm Reading Room

Led by teaching artist Angela Lai from the New York Chinese Cultural Center, this family-friendly workshop demonstrates how to write/paint with an ink brush and to learn the relationship between ancient Chinese pictographs and their modern-day ideographs. 


Friday, May 12, 2023

Upper Terrace 5pm – 6pm

Led by teaching artist Kitty Kan from the New York Chinese Cultural Center, this family-friendly workshop introduces participants to basic ribbon dance techniques. Come prepared to learn some fun movements and dance creatively with the ribbons.


Friday, May 12, 2023

6:30pm – 7pm

East side of the fountain

References: AAPI Heritage Month Celebration (

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