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Teacher Events and Workshops

Teachers discuss artworks with Asian Art Museum staff during a teacher workshop.Teachers discuss artworks with Asian Art Museum staff during a teacher workshop.

Teacher Workshop: China at the Center

Saturday, Mar. 12, 2016, 9:30 AM–12:30 PM
$10, Pre-registration required

Visit the exhibition China at the Center: Rare Ricci and Verbiest World Maps and unpack how these maps document the meeting of diverse worldviews in the globalized 17th century. Then, create your own community map in collaboration with artist Lordy Rodriguez. Workshop includes a gallery tour, curriculum materials and a light breakfast. 

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Teacher Workshop: Pearls on a String

Saturday, Apr. 9, 2016, 9:30 AM–2:00 PM
$10, Pre-registration required

Trace the relationship among the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires during the 18th century through scholar presentations, model curriculum, and an exploration of the exhibition Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts. Presented in partnership with the Center for Middle East Studies (CMES) and the Office for Regional and Area Studies (ORIAS) at UC Berkeley.

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