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Talks and Lectures

Takeout Tuesdays: Lunchtime Conversations About Art

Online via Zoom


Asian Camels: One Hump or Two?

Both Dromedary and Bactrian camels walked the Silk Road. How would traders, monks, scholars, musicians, and healers choose which to use in their travels? Join Docent Peggy Mathers as she introduces the some of the 17 camels that reside in the Asian Art Museum.

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“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 in a Zoom meeting to look closely at compelling works using high-resolution images and learn some fun facts. Each week will focus on a different topic. Simply turn on your microphone to join the discussion.


Image: Camel, approx. 690–750. China; Shaanxi or Henan province. Tang dynasty (618–907). Earthenware with glaze. Asian Art Museum, The Avery Brundage Collection, B60S95. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.

Organizers & Sponsors

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

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