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Asian Art Museum

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The Asian Art Museum is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian art and culture. Home to more than 18,000 works of art from over 40 Asian countries, we strive to be a catalyst for discovery, dialogue, and inspiration. With Asia as our lens and art as our cornerstone, we spark connections across cultures and through time, igniting curiosity, conversation, and creativity.

This course contains 10 segments:

Overview

Explore the question, "What is Asia?" and peek behind-the-scenes at the Asian Art Museum.

South Asia

From Hindu temples to elephant thrones, explore the belief systems and arts of South Asia.

Southeast Asia

Only in the past sixty years has “Southeast Asia” been used to refer to the region comprising modern-day Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, and the Philippines. These ten countries cover an area more than three times that of Great Britain, France, and Germany combined, and they have a population about twice as great.

The Himalayas and the Tibetan Buddhist World

Discover the arts and cultures of the "roof of the world."

China

Explore the arts and belief systems of China.

Korea

Discover the arts and belief systems of Korea.

Japan

Explore the arts and belief systems of Japan.

Hinduism

Explore the beliefs, practices, and arts of Hinduism.

Buddhism

Discover the beliefs, practices, and arts of Buddhism.

Art conservation

Art conservators protect and preserve artwork for future generations to enjoy. Go behind-the-scenes at the Asian Art Museum and learn more about their work.

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Length 10 segments
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