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Asian Art Museum

Category: Arts + Monuments + Museums

200 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA
415.581.3500

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Asian Art Museum - Reviews from across the web

Great Art, Controversial Design - user review
This museum holds the largest collection of Asian art in the United States. Unfortunately, sometimes it seems as if the curators dont know what to do with it. Holding the co...
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Asian Art Museum - expert review
Previously in Golden Gate Park and reopened in what was once the Civic Center's Beaux Arts-style central library, San Francisco's Asian Art Museum is one of the Western world's largest museums devoted to Asian art. Its collection boasts more than 15,000 art objects, such as world-class sculptures, p...
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Great Sunday afternoon thing to do! - user review
I have been at this museam a number of times. Last time, I was fortunate to be part of my B-school alumni association get together at the Museum. We had a docent led tour who explained the background and history behind sculptures and art works. It was interesting to learn about Roman influences on I...
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Great Museum - user review
A unique collection of items that I had never seen before. The age and artisanship of many of the works is amazing! Definitely drop by, if you have the time. I get tired befo...
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Asian Art Museum - expert review
One of the largest collections of Asian art in the world is housed within this museum's monumental, imposing exterior. More than 15,000 sculptures, paintings, and ceramics from 40 countries, illustrating major periods of Asian art, are stored here, with about 2,500 pieces on display. Begin on the th...
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Opposite of De Young - user review
Over Christmas 05 Holidays we went both to the De Young and the Asian Art Museum. Somewhat appropriate since they used to be connected. Of course now, they are separated...
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Not so good! - user review
Not so good as it does NOT depict the whole culture of all Asia! Mostly statues, but almost NO ART work!????! Once was enough, and it is free on the first Tues. or We...
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Asian Art and Thai exhibit - user review
Special exhibits are awesome, especially the current one on Thai art. Ive been to better museums but what they do have is ni...
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Awesome museum for lovers of asian art - user review
I was so disappointed when the old Asian Art museum closed, b/c it was one of my favorite spots in the city. But the new building is even better, and the collection really has a...
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Asian Art Museum - user review
The Asian Art museum had just re-opened in San Francisco when I visited. As it was raining, we opted to see this rather than the Japanese Cherry Blossom festival we had planned on. The Asian Art museum feels small, but they pack a lot into the space they have. Still, I'd love to see what they could ...
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A Definite Asian Experience! - user review
If it can be painted, sculpted, or carved...youll find it here. You can trace the advancements of the Asian culture through its art. This was a very educational experie...
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Asian Art Museum - user review
A not-to-be-missed destination for art lovers or lovers of Asian art, this lovely museum houses over 15,000 individual works from all around Aria. From the antiquities thousands of years old to modern-day fabric arts, the collection is vast and comprehensive. The galleries are divided by region, cou...
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Expected more - user review
Its great that Target sponsors certain Tuesdays. Being an asian art museum, i would have expected a lot more in terms of interior design and the experience of walking throu...
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Stairs to the Arts - user review
Take the grand stairway to the upper floors to get the most of your...
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World class museum. Don't miss it. - user review
This musuem has an amazing collection of arts and artifacts from all over China, Japan, Korea, India, the Middle East, and even Russia. My favorites were the religious sculptur...
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Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian art. But we are more than just an art museum—we are your ticket to Asia. Here, you can travel through 6,000 years of history, trek across seven major regions, and sample the cu...
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Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
The museum is located 1 block west of the Civic Center station. Leave the station by the Grove Street exit. Proceed upstairs to street level. Walk one block north on Hyde to Fulton. Make a left on Fulton. Walk one block west (toward City Hall) on Fulton to Larkin. Make a right on Larkin. Enter the m...
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Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
Classes will be led by the North American Guqin Assocition director and China Guqin Committee Council member Wang Fei. She has been professionally trained in literature, music, and art since childhood and has studied with several important masters, including the great guqin master Li Xiangting from ...
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Position at Asian Art Museum of San Francisco--Conservation DistList
Conservator, Objects Specialist The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco This temporary full-time position is funded through June 30, 2008 with a possibility of extension. The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional objects conservator to conserv...
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Position at Asian Art Museum of San Francisco--Conservation DistList
Head of Conservation Asian Art Museum of San Francisco (Search reopened) The Asian Art Museum, a premier San Francisco institution, is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian art. The museum's magnificent and priceless collection of more than 17,000 objects, incl...
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SF Station: Asian Art Museum
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Asian Art Museum of San Francisco - A Look at San Francisco's Asian Art Museum
The Asian Art Museum’s collections (donated by Chicago billionaire Avery Brundage) first went on display in San Francisco on June 11, 1966 – as a wing of the M.H. de Young Museum. Four decades later, the Asian Art Museum now calls the Civic Center home and stands as “one of the larges...
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Asian Art Museum of San Francisco venue information
The museum is located 1 block west of the Civic Center station. Leave the station by the Grove Street exit. Proceed upstairs to street level. Walk one block north on Hyde to Fulton. Take a left on Fulton. Walk one block west (toward City Hall) on Fulton to Larkin. Take a right on Larkin. Enter the m...
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Charity Navigator Rating - Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, opened in 1966, holds one of the most comprehensive collections of Asian art in the world. Spanning 6,000 years, its scope and breadth enables the museum to provide an introduction to all the major traditions of Asian art and culture. Today, the museum's collec...
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Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA : Reviews of Asian Art Museum - Yahoo! Travel
Asian Art Museum is one of the largest museums in the Western world, devoted exclusively to Asian art. Its holdings include nearly 15,000 treasures spanning 6,000 y...
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Asian Art Museum of San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, 94118 - Citysearch
Situated in a renovated 1917 Beaux Arts-style building on Civic Center Plaza, the museum features nearly 40,000 square feet of gallery space, as well as educational venues, a museum store and cafe with outdoor dining terrace. The building's stunning architectural details--vaulted ceilings, travertin...
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Asian Art Museum Of San Francisco — Blogs, Pictures, and more on WordPress
Asian Art Museum Civic Center 200 Larkin Street San Francisco CA P: 415.581.3500   With more than 14,000 art objects spanning 6,000 years, this is the largest Asian art museum in ...
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Asian Art Museum - San Francisco - Reviews of Asian Art Museum - TripAdvisor
Very nice collection dominated by Chinese and Japanese art and archaeological pieces, and absolutely worth the visit. The screens are impressive, and the jade collection is nice. After the move, they were able to display much more of their pieces, so there’s a good sprinkling of Korean and Southea...
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Asian Art Museum San Francisco, Civic Center/Tenderloin | Yelp
As I entered the Asian museum last week, I instantly felt as if were transported into the historic culture of my ancestors. I became surrounded by splashes of color of unique material and achievements of Asian art and culture. Along with the broad range of various paintings other key elements caught...
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Asian Art Museum, San Francisco | MyTravelGuide.com
The Asian Art Museum is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian art. Its holdings include nearly 15,000 treasures spanning 6,000 years of history, representing cultures throughout Asia. The museum's new home is the result of the rehabilitation and adaptive reuse ...
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Summer Placement at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco - Victoria and Albert Museum
On our first day we were given a tour of the storage areas. A museum in a major earthquake zone has to take special precautions and these were explained to us by Linda Scheifler Marks. All the storage cabinets were bolted to the floor and all the objects within the cabinets were surrounded by sausag...
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Asian Art Museum San Francisco wedding location 94102
Through the central archway leading off the lobby, guests encounter the opulent Grand Staircase and Loggia, which still retain an early 1900s elegance. Three flights of gently ascending travertine marble steps lead up to the Loggia, an airy arcade that overlooks the staircase and has a decorative ba...
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