Asian Art Museum

‘Kimono Refashioned’ reveals Japan’s effect on global design

Offering yet another example of how it’s fun to look at fashion…

 

Lively Mithila village art graces museum walls

Qamar Adamjee laughed when asked how much travel was involved in her…

 

K fashion, then and now

Asian Art Museum Director Jay Xu, enthusiastic about the “vibrant colors” in…

 

Asian Art Museum announces $38 million renovation

The Asian Art Museum has big plans for the 21st century, including…

Asian Art Museum grooves with ‘Flower Power’

Embracing the flower as a hippie-era symbol of love and peace, “Flower…

Sexy pleasures among Han Dynasty ‘Tomb Treasures’

It’s a stretch, but the Asian Art Museum is flogging its fascinating…

‘Rama Epic’ artworks bring ancient poem to life

Venerated, colorful and adaptable to the spirit of any age, literature’s “Ramayana”…

‘Treasures’ collects 800 years of Chinese imperial art

“Priceless pork belly” is the catch phrase the Asian Art Museum has…

Once-struggling Asian Art Museum set for major ‘transformation’

San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum is set for a major, multi-tiered “transformation”…

‘Looking East’ reveals Japan’s influence on Western art

All styles Japanese became the rage in Europe and North America after…

Asian Art Museum plans big 50th season

A precious piece of meat is among the attractions coming to the…

New works invigorate Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum’s current exhibition has new stuff, and it’s quite…

SFUSD’s talented students show off work at Arts Festival

This coming weekend, thousands of kids and community members will be streaming…

Asian Art Museum takes on colossal quake problem

The ancient Arabian sandstone colossi on display at the Asian Art Museum…

July 6: 'Gorgeous' and other SF events

Something to read Water Paper Stone: Letters From a Mill in France…

Asian Art Museum’s ‘Gorgeous’ has no claims on what’s beautiful

“Gorgeous,” an unusual new exhibit at the Asian Art Museum, is a…

Yoga exhibition pretty, baffling

More than 20 million Americans practice yoga, spending million of dollars on…

Persian Cyrus Cylinder is artifact of human rights

One of the seminal figures of ancient Persia, King Cyrus the Great,…

Larry Ellison's treasures on view

Emily Sano is back, bearing treasures to share. The former director of…

From ancient treasures to photographs

Although the fine arts scene in The City will be dominated by…