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Emperors’ Treasures – Chinese Art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei

When:  August 6, Saturday, 2:30 – 3:30pm

Where:  Oakland Asian Library

Address: 388 9th Street, Oakland, CA

See other dates for more talks and public tours below..

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Pauline Tsui will give an educational talk and slideshow of the special exhibition “Emperors’ Treasures” that is currently on view  at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum from June 17 to September 18.  The show features over 150 objects from one of the world’s greatest collections of Chinese art from the National Palace Museum, Taipei, most of which are seen in the United States for the first time. The artworks include paintings, calligraphy, bronze vessels, ceramics, lacquer ware, jades, textiles and historical documents. Learn about this treasure trove of emperors’ prized possessions, including artworks they themselves created, and how emperors’ personal tastes shaped the evolution of art in China.

 

Other upcoming tours and events :

August 6, Saturday             2:30 – 3:30p Oakland Asian Library Emperor’s Treasure talk
August 11, Thursday          3:00 – 4:00pp Asian Art Museum Emperor’s Treasure tour
August 12, Friday                 1:30 – 2:30p Smith Ranch, San Rafael Emperor’s Treasure talk
September 3, Saturday   2:00 – 3:00p Asian Art Museum Arts of China tour
September 7, Wednesday 10:30 -11:30a Asian Art Museum Art & Architecture tour (members pre-registration)
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