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Thu–Mon: 10 AM–5 PM
Tue–Wed: Closed
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200 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
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Talks and Lectures

Takeout Tuesdays: Lunchtime Conversations About Art

Online via Zoom

 

The Face of Islamic Ceramics
Human and animal forms are frequently employed in the decoration of non-religious artworks in many parts of the Islamic world. Join docent Olga Woo for a lively and informative journey through the symbolic, allegorical, and ornate patterns found on ceramics in our West Asian collection.

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ABOUT TAKEOUT TUESDAYS

“Take out” a taste of art! Join museum docents and fellow art lovers for interactive lunchtime encounters with selected artworks from the collection. We’ll gather on Zoom to look closely at compelling works using high-resolution images and uncover fun facts. Each weekly session explores a different topic. Unmute to join the conversation. 

 

Image: Bowl with figures, 1187. Iran; Kashan. Composite-body ceramic (fritware) with underglaze and overglaze decoration (minai ware). Asian Art Museum, The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P1874. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.

Organizers & Sponsors

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

Kaiser Permanente generously supports Virtual Talks, Tours, and Exhibitions. 


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