Explore the history, traditions and culture of Nowruz, a Persian New Year celebration that originated in Iran and is celebrated the first day of every spring.

Frankenstone Art Center is honoring the day with an opening reception for an exhibit featuring the work of Iranian-born artist Ladan Ghajar, March 21, 6-9 p.m., 3310 W. Foster Ave.

Noon O Kabab provided support for the event.