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Virtual Lecture Series: Demons, Creatures, and Monsters - Oh My!

A virtual lecture for members.

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Demons, Creatures, and Monsters – Oh My!

Mythical creatures, legendary beasts, terrifying monsters they are supernatural, mystical, often god-like or demon-like beings, and they have fascinated us since ancient times. Even today, they continue to thrill, terrify, entertain, and inspire. And they may even be able to protect us from viruses. Learn more about these beings who populate stories, songs, and works of art.

This one-hour virtual lecture by one of our museum 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. Registration is required.


Image: Gunungan or kayon, approx. 1970. Indonesia; Java. Painted and cut leather. Asian Art Museum, From The Mimi and John Herbert Collection, F2000.86.127. Photograph © Asian Art Museum.

Please note that closed captioning will be available for this virtual event. Update Zoom on your desktop or mobile application prior to the event to enable the feature.


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