Exhibitions Past Current Upcoming


Sat Mar 21 2009 Sun Aug 16 2009

In Pursuit of Elegance and Simplicity: Chinese Scholars’ Studio Furniture from the Tseng Collection

Crafted with impressive carpentry skills, the furniture in this exhibition represents artistic elements flavored by the literati class from the 16th to the 18th century.

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Sat Feb 28 2009 Sun Jan 24 2010

Modes of Expression through Execution: Indian and Southeast Asian Art from the Permanent Collection

Westerners have long focused on the religious nature of Indian and Southeast Asian art. In an effort to shed new light on our understanding of the art of these regions, this exhibition explores the aesthetic qualities that made them sacred.

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Sat May 09 2009 Sun Sep 06 2009

Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Maxwell Collection

The snuff bottles from the Maxwell Collection offer an intriguing insight into the history of imperial and private workshops in the Qing dynasty (1644-1911), which endeavored to impress the social elite.

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Sat Oct 22 2016

Divine Pathways: South and Southeast Asian Art

For more than a thousand years, Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism were influential in the artistic production of various parts of South and Southeast Asia.

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Sat Jul 16 2016 Sun Nov 27 2016

Abhidnya Ghuge: Flight of the Canyon

Abhidnya Ghuge’s Flight of the Canyon is a site-responsive installation created with thousands of woodblock-printed paper plates inspired by organic patterns found in nature.

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Sat Sep 17 2016 Sun Feb 12 2017

Clay Between Two Seas: From the Abbasid Court to Puebla de los Angeles

This exhibition not only displays Talavera in its splendor, but also illuminates its often precarious past and glorious present. To look closely at one piece of Talavera – its design, shape and production – is to peer into a history that crosses cultural divides.

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