Arts of Asia Lecture Series

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri May 02 2014 .
Friday, January 24, 2014
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After having examined early Japanese art during Fall Semester, the Spring Arts of Asia series will begin by focusing on special themes in Japanese art before moving chronologically from the Momoyama period to Japanese contemporary art.  As always, the lectures will be delivered by prominent scholars and curators, and this semester will coincide with the third and final year of the Museum’s current docent training class. Similar to the Fall semester, this year’s Spring semester is expected to sell out, so prompt registration is strongly recommended.

January 24

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Dec 05 2014 except Fri Nov 28 2014.
Friday, August 22, 2014
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Register now for the Fall semester of the Arts of Asia lecture series: Arts of the Islamic World. This will be the first time a lecture series on the arts of the Islamic world has been presented at the Asian Art Museum. The fifteen lectures in the series have been structured to provide a broad overview of both pre-Islamic and Islamic art. The subjects include pre-Islamic art in Iran, Central Asia, Arabia and Byzantium, painting, architecture, ceramics, textiles, calligraphy, Islam in India, attitudes towards images, and contemporary art.

As always, a distinguished roster of prominent scholars...

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