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Public Program

Slow Art Day 2021

You’ve heard of slow food, how about slow art? Join us for an intimate virtual gathering to view and discuss two artworks from the museum collection 

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The slow food movement has inspired many offshoots, and why not slow art? Join museum docent Mary Powell Grossman and Director of Education and Interpretation Deborah Clearwaters for an intimate virtual gathering to view and discuss two artworks from the collection. Each new shared observation will enrich our understanding of these works, which will be visible onscreen in high resolution. You will be asked to relax, slow your breathing, and look closely, asking yourself: What do notice? What colors, composition, shapes, and materials do I see? What does the artwork remind me of or make me think about? Then, after sharing your reflections and listening to others’ comments, find out if you see the works in new ways 

Slow Art Day is a global event with a simple mission: help more people discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art.  


Image: Personal Space, 2001by Jayashree Chakravarty (Indian, b. 1956). Mixed media on paper. Asian Art Museum, Acquisition made possible by Jay and Marshalla Yadav2010.326. © Jayashree Chakravarty. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. 

Public programs are free for members. Not a member? Join today! Use promo code NEWMEM20 for $20 off new memberships. 

The Asian Art Museum is committed to being accessible to all. If the price of this virtual program is a barrier for you, please use the code VIRTUALACCESS for complimentary admission. This promotion can be applied under the “Promo Code” section on the Payment Information page. 

Organizers & Sponsors

The Asian Art Museum Docent Program is generously supported by the Dhanam Foundation and Society for Asian Art.