Asian Art Museum | Education

The best of Asian art at the tip of your fingers for use in the classroom or at home.

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Guided Gallery Tours

Tour our collection and special exhibitions.

School programs are full for the 2017-2018 school year. Limited summer programs are available June-Sept. 

Due to museum construction some galleries will be temporarily closed in 2018. 

All school programs are free with pre-registration.

Guided tours must be booked at least 8 weeks in advancce. 

Storytelling Tours (K-6)

Travel across Asia as you compare and contrast  similar themes and topics.

Animal Tales (K-2)
Tricksters! (3-6)
Hereoes and Sheroes (3-6)
Stories from China (K-6)
Stories from Japan (K-6)
Stories from Korea (K-6)

On hold starting March 2018 due to museum construction:
Stories from South and Southeast Asia (K-6)


Inquiry-based Tours (4-12)

Art, culture, and history come alive through student-centered gallery tours and activities. 

Brushpainting: Nature in Art (4-12)
Museum Highlights: Great Works (4-12)
Samurai: Real and Imagined (6-8)

On hold starting March 2018 due to museum construction:
Buddhism Across Asia (6-12)
Ancient China (6-8)
Buddhism & Hinduism: Gods, Demons, and Avatars (6-8)
Silk and Spice Roads (6-8)


Special Exhibition Tours

Special exhibition tours are free with pre-registration.

Divine Bodies (Mar 9Jul 29, 2018)