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Virtual Lecture Series: Art Across Asia — Masterpieces of the Asian Art Museum

A virtual lecture for museum members.

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Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2024 | 10 AM Online via Zoom

What constitutes a “masterpiece?” Why are some objects considered masterworks while others are relegated to lesser positions? Explore some possible answers as illustrated by a selection of exceptional objects from the collection of the Asian Art Museum. Encounter fabulous statues, ancient bronzes, mystic jade, delicate ceramics, and evocative paintings that will dazzle you with their amazing beauty and expert technique.

This one-hour virtual lecture by one of our community speaker docents is followed by a half-hour Q&A.

10:05 AM | Welcome
10:10 AM | Program
11:00 AM | Q&A

Members at every level are invited to attend this virtual event.

Need help registering? Email [email protected].


Image: Lidded jar with design of a lotus pond China; Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province Ming dynasty, reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522–1566) Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze multicolor decoration The Avery Brundage Collection. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.

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This lecture will be recorded so members can watch again at their leisure.

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