Museum Hours
Thu: 1 PM–8 PM
Fri–Mon: 10 AM–5 PM
Tue–Wed: Closed
200 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Family Fun Day

Family Storytelling

In person at the museum


On Family Storytelling days, myths and tales from Asia come alive with storytelling in the galleries.

Free Tickets

In honor of the National Storytelling Network’s TELLABRATION, a nationwide event celebrating the art of storytelling, Asian Art Museum Storytellers offer a special day of stories at the museum.

Join us for stories from across Asia, including legends of Diwali (India’s festival of lights); Japanese kamishibai (paper theater); and other engaging tales.

11:00–11:30 AM: stART Storytelling for ages 3–6

12:00–12:45 PM: All ages

1:00–1:45 PM: All ages

2:00–2:45 PM: All ages


Learn more about Diwali, download activities, get new recipes, and hear more stories.

Learn more about our Storytelling School Tour programs.

Organizers & Sponsors

Free admission on the first Sunday of every month is made possible by Northern California Kaiser Permanente. Additional support is provided by Target.

General support for education is provided by the Dhanam Foundation; The William K. Bowes, Jr. Foundation Education and Research Fund; The Morrison & Foerster Foundation; Dodge & Cox; and The Joseph & Mercedes McMicking Foundation. Support is also provided by an endowment established by The Hearst Foundations.