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The best of Asian art at the tip of your fingers for use in the classroom or at home.
102 Lessons and Activities 277 Artworks 373 Videos 174 Background Information

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Brushpainting Activity
Lesson or Activity

Learn from the masters and create your own masterpiece with this interactive brushpainting activity.

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In the Spotlight

Beliefs Made Visible
Video

Members of the Bay Area Indian community describe the context of Hindu arts in South Asia. Included are clips of temples, festivals, and worship at various sites in India. Part one of a two part series.

Story of the Month

Narasimha
Video

Asian Art Museum Storyteller, Monica Desai, tells a story about Narasimha, an incarnation of the Hindu deity Vishnu. You can find images of Narasimha in the Asian Art Museum's collection.

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