Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Jan Stuart

Jan Stuart is the Melvin R. Seiden Curator of Chinese Art at the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art.

Cicadas as Symbols of Rebirth in Chinese Art

Learn about the cicada’s longstanding role in Chinese culture from the collections of the National Museum of Asian Art.