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Virtual Lecture Series: Hidden Meanings in Chinese Art

Online via Zoom


Let's explore the symbolic meanings and messages in traditional Chinese artworks.

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Bats, gourds, peaches, ribbons, and monkeys on horses are frequently depicted in Chinese art. They often represent wishes for good fortune and other auspicious messages. Let’s delve into the fabulous collection of Chinese Art at the Asian Art Museum to learn the meaning behind these rebuses (visual puns) and symbolic messages.

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 AM Q&A

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

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Questions? Contact us at [email protected].

Accessibility is a part of our mission and vision. Please note that automated closed captioning will be available for this virtual event. Update Zoom on your desktop or mobile application prior to the event to enable this feature.

This lecture will be recorded and posted online so members can watch again at their leisure. Visit the Virtual Member Lounge.

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