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Tomb Treasures Monday School Tours

We’re opening the museum on Mondays in March and April just for school groups to visit Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China’s Han Dynasty Feb. 17.–May 28, 2017). Space is limited, reserve your tour today. 

 

 

Arts Education Resource Fair
Wed, Jan 25, 2017 | 4–6 PM
FREE

Connect with arts organizations, teachers and community leaders from across San Francisco and jump-start your planning for next year.

 

Teacher Workshop: Islamic Papermaking
Sat, Feb 11 | 9:30 AM–12:30 PM
$10, FREE for teacher members

Join papermaker and letterpress artist Radha Pandey for a lecture and a demonstration of traditional papermaking from the Islamic world. Co-presented with UC Berkeley Office of Resources for International and Area Studies. Pre-registration required.

 

Teacher Workshop: Comparing the Han and Roman Empires
Sat, March 11, 2017 | 9:30 AM–2:30 PM
$15, FREE for teacher members

Deepen your understanding of the ancient Han and Roman empires through scholar talks, model lessons and a tour of Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China’s Han Dynasty. Pre-registration required.

 

Teacher Workshop: Saints and Kings
Sat, March 25, 2017 | 9:30 AM–12:30 PM
$10, FREE for teacher members

Explore the rich artistic and cultural identity of the 18th- and 19th-century Sikh kingdoms, and trace the legacy of Sikh communities in 20th- and 21st-century California. 

  The Rama Epic Resources

Engage your students with the rich storytelling tradition of the Rama epic with these videos and lesson plans. See how the stories of Rama, Sita, Hanuman and Ravana continue to engage artists and audiences today. 




 
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Chong-Moon Lee Center
for Asian Art & Culture
 
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SF, CA  94102
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Major support for the Asian Art Museum’s education programs and resources is provided by the Koret Foundation, the Estate of Dorothy J. Bakewell, Wells Fargo Foundation, and The Hearst Foundations, Inc. Additional support is provided by The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, The Charles D. and Frances K. Field Fund, Pacific Gas & Electric, The Sato Foundation, The Henri & Tomoye Takahashi Charitable Foundation, Dodge & Cox, and The Joseph & Mercedes McMicking Foundation.The Rama Epic: Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe is organized by the Asian Art Museum. Presentation at the Asian Art Museum is made possible with the generous support of Helen and Rajnikant Desai, The Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Fund for Excellence in Exhibitions and Presentations, Martha Sam Hertelendy, Vijay and Ram Shriram, Society for Asian Art, and Meena Vashee. Media sponsor: India West. Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China’s Han Dynasty is organized by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and the Nanjing Museum. Presentation is made possible with the generous support of The Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Fund for Excellence in Exhibitions and Presentations.

Bell set, unearthed from Tomb 1, Dayun Mountain, Xuyi, Jiangsu (detail). Western Han period (206 BCE–9 CE), 2nd century BCE. Bells: bronze; stands: lacquer and silver. Nanjing Museum. Photograph © Nanjing Museum. Guru Nanak talks with the Mughal emperor Babur, from a manuscript of the Janam Sakhi (Life Stories)(detail), approx. 1755–1770. India; probably Murshidabad, West Bengal state. Colors on paper. Asian Art Museum, Gift of the Kapany Collection, 1998.58.38. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.

          

 


 

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