(Virtual) Asian Art Series: Japanese Aesthetics: Exploring Japan’s Artistic Sensibilities

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Spend your Sunday afternoon learning about the arts of Asia from experts at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco! Each session will focus on a unique topic from this vast, diverse, and ever evolving continent. 

Join us in November to explore Japanese Aesthetics: Exploring Japan’s Artistic Sensibilities with Mary Mead. 

Kimono, netsuke, swords, lacquerware, screens, and scrolls. Come explore the variety, complexity and beauty of Japanese art. For the Japanese the functionality of an object was not enough; it also had to be aesthetically pleasing and display the skill of the artisan, the taste of the patron, and the values of the culture. Luxuriate in this fascinating program highlighting some of the exquisite objects in the Japanese collection of the Asian Art Museum.


When you click the link above to register, select your chosen date from the drop-down menu. If you want to sign up for multiple sessions in this series, you will have to select and sign up for each one separately. 

Questions? Contact Kerry: keodonnell@somervillema.gov

 About The Presenter: 

The Asian Art Museum celebrates, preserves, and promotes Asian and Asian American art and cultures for local and global audiences. They provide a dynamic forum for exchanging ideas, inviting collaboration, and fueling imagination to deepen understanding and empathy among people of all backgrounds. Located in the heart of San Francisco, the museum is home to one of the world’s finest collections of Asian art, boasting more than 18,000 awe-inspiring artworks ranging from ancient jades and ceramics to contemporary video installations. Dynamic special exhibitions, cultural celebrations and public programs for all ages provide rich art experiences that unlock the past and spark questions about the future.

Future Events in this Series:

This program is presented in partnership with the Groton Public Library and other MA libraries. These events will NOT be recorded.

Registration will remain open until the program start time. When you register for this event, you'll receive an email confirmation with the Zoom link sent from the Groton Public Library. Please make sure to check your spam folder if you don't see it initially. 

Start Time: 
2:30 PM
End Time: 
4:00 PM

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