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Talks and Lectures

Takeout Tuesdays: Lunchtime Conversations About Art

Loss and Resilience: Traditional and Contemporary Burmese Art 

 

How are artists surviving under a brutal regime, and supporting protests movements, in today's Burma (Myanmar)? In this Takeout Tuesday, Burmese-born docent Cleo Appleton and Burmese artist and arts organizer Chaw Ei Thein, whose work is included in After Hope: Videos of Resistance, illuminate the role of the arts in fighting oppression. 

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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 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.

Closed captions are available. Takeout Tuesdays will be offered every Tuesday while social distancing requirements curtail our on-site programming.

 

Image: Buddhist monk (detail), approx. 17001800. Southern Myanmar (Burma). Wood with traces of pigment. Asian Art Museum, Gift of June and William Vredenburg, 1991.304. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. 

 

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


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