Hip Hop to Hamilton: Making Art Work
Please join Khafre James, executive director of Hip Hop for Change, and Lily Ling, music director and conductor for the And Peggy North American Tour of “Hamilton”, for a discussion on art in the post-COVID-19 world.
The Monk and the Samurai
Asian Art Museum Storyteller, Jeff Byers, tells a story about a monk and a samurai in the Asian Art Museum’s Japan galleries.
Narasimha: A Story about the Hindu Deity Vishnu
Monica Desai tells a story about Narasimha, an incarnation of the Hindu deity Vishnu.
Odon the Giant
Discover how even little guys can overcome a giant in this Philippine story told by Asian Art Museum storyteller, Ann Riley.
Nowruz, The New Day of the New Year
Asian Art Museum Storyteller, Leta Bushyhead, tells a story about the Persian New Year, Nowruz.
Celebrating the New Year in Japan: Jizo
Asian Art Museum Storyteller, Leta Bushyhead, tells a new year story about Jizo, a deity whose statues are a common sight throughout Japan, especially by roadsides. Traditionally, he is seen as the guardian of children.
The Rama Epic Live Performance
An introduction to the Rama epic produced for the Asian Art Museum by filmmaker and cultural historian Benoy K. Behl, featuring performances from across South and Southeast Asia.
Ritual vessel in the shape of a rhinoceros (American Sign Language)
There are many performing arts in Bali, and one of the most famous today is a type of dance called Legong dancing which involves mostly young girls who are trained from a very young age. The Bali: Art, Ritual Performance exhibition is on view at the Asian Art Museum from February 25–September 11, 2011.