Pacific Asia Museum is among the few institutions in the United States dedicated exclusively to the arts and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands. Since 1971, Pacific Asia Museum has served a broad audience of students, families, adults, and scholars through its exhibitions and programs.
"The Art of Continuity: Revering our Elders" examines the impact of the veneration of ancestors and lineages on the arts of Asia. "The Garden in Asia" features objects from across Asia that demonstrate the role of the garden as a source of inspiration throughout the centuries. "Focus on the Subject: The Art of the Harari Collection" elucidates how Japanese painters and artisans shared their admiration for certain subjects. "Unrealistic World" introduces a group of contemporary Korean artists who deal with the issue of constructing realities through digital media, photography and film.
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