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For Members

When the Tiger Smoked a Pipe: The Art of Korea

A virtual lecture for museum members. 

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Join us for this story of Korean art exploring a selection of fascinating objects from the museum’s collection. Renowned throughout Asia for its ceramics and textiles, Korea also has created, adapted, and refined a broad spectrum of art forms. Today, Korea is one of the leaders in contemporary 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 AM | Q&A 


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

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Image: Jar with tiger and magpie design, approx. 1700–1800. Korea. Joseon dynasty (1392–1910). Porcelain with cobalt decoration under glaze. Asian Art Museum, Gift of Namkoon Ryun, 2001.9. Photograph © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.

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