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The best of Asian art at the tip of your fingers for use in the classroom or at home.
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Brushpainting Activity
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Learn from the masters and create your own masterpiece with this interactive brushpainting activity.

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Jeffrey Durham, Assistant Curator of Himalayan Art at the Asian Art Museum, discusses the secrets of the stupa in the museum's collection modeled on the famous pilgrimage Swayambhu Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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Asian Art Museum Storyteller Asha Bajaj tells a Hindu story about a witty princess who outsmarted Death.

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Tradition on Fire

Posted on February 9, 2015 - 6:55am
UntitledT-071, 2007, by Akiyama Yo(Japanese, b.1953).	Stoneware. Courtesy	 of the Paul and	Kathy Bissinger Collection.

We’ve transformed our Japanese painting gallery on the second floor into a contemporary ceramics gallery. This exhibition, titled Tradition on Fire, introduces works from the Paul and Kathy Bissinger Collection. It includes twenty two works by twenty artists. This is our first large Japanese contemporary ceramics exhibition at the Asian Art Museum.