Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian art and culture. Home to more than 18,000 works of art from over 40 Asian countries, we strive to be a catalyst for discovery, dialogue, and inspiration.

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  • Arts
  • K-2, MS, HS
Scholar, Nasrin Naraghi, discusses Nowruz: The Persian New Year Celebration as part of the Asian Art Museum's New Years Celebrations teacher workshop...
  • Arts
  • 3-5, MS, HS
How does language define culture? What does it mean to strip meaning from language? The art of Xu Bing raises these stirring questions. Globally...
Touraj Daryaee (UC Irvine) discusses trade and exchange in the Persian World at the Ancient Worlds teacher workshop at the Asian Art Museum. Note:...
  • Arts
  • MS, HS
An introduction to Korean Confucianism and related architecture.
  • Arts
  • High School
Catherine Ceniza Choy discusses the history of Filipino nurses at the 2011 Filipino American History Month Celebration at the Asian Art Museum. For...
  • Arts
  • MS, HS
A video tour of the Asian Art Museum’s collection galleries highlighting ceramics, jades, bronzes, paintings, and Buddhist arts representing some six...
  • Arts
  • MS, HS
Dubbed “one of Southeast Asia’s leading contemporary artists,” Jakkai Siributr is noted for his detailed tapestries and installations that comment on...
Dubbed “one of Southeast Asia’s leading contemporary artists,” Jakkai Siributr is noted for his detailed tapestries and installations that comment on...
  • Arts
  • MS, HS
Explore Nara's ancient Buddhist art and architecture.
  • Arts
  • MS, HS
Explore the ancient kingdom of Angkor, which was one of the most powerful states in Southeast Asia from the 800s to the 1300s.