On-site at the museum
Find solace and joy in artworks from the museum collection. For Jade and Nexus members.
Take a break from our current troubled world for an afternoon of art with Deputy Director, Art & Programs Dr. Robert Mintz. Explore works in the museum collection that were produced during periods of great upheaval and struggle and yet present an image of an ideal world into which one could escape to find solace and joy.
Image: Lidded jar with design of a lotus pond. China; Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, Ming Dynasty, reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522–1566). Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze multicolor decoration. Asian Art Museum, The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P78+. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.