Three Friends of Winter Tour

Discover why the pine, bamboo, and plum–the “three friends of winter”– are so deeply valued in Chinese culture. In the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden and culturally, the Three Friends of Winter are grouped together because they flourish during that season, representing the ideal characteristics of the scholar, embodying the Confucian virtues of endurance, modesty, and fortitude.

WHEN: January 6 and 8 | 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
WHERE: Meet at Cottage E (entrance to New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden)
ADMISSION: General admission: $10 | Student/Senior: $8 | Snug Harbor Member: $8


Dress warmly. Masks required.

This program is made possible with funding provided by the New York City Council through the Cultural Immigrant Initiative, a program of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Snug Harbor thanks Council Members Joseph Borelli, Steven Matteo, and Debi Rose for their generous allocations.