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Other Venues

We are pleased to be able to present objects from our collection at other venues. 

Current Exhibitions

Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, May 4 - August 18, 2019

Lustre Revealed: Jingdezhen Porcelain Wares in Mid-15th century China

Shanghai Museum, May 28 – Sept. 1. 2019

Upcoming Exhibitions

Hinges: Sakaki Hyakusen and the Birth of Nanga Painting
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archives, Oct. 2, 2019 – Feb. 2, 2020

Crystals in Art: Ancient to Today
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Oct. 12, 2019 – Jan. 6, 2020

Past Exhibitions

Faith and Empire: Art and Politics in Tibetan Buddhism

The Rubin Museum of Art, February 1 - July 15, 2019

The Second Buddha: Master of Time 
Rubin Museum of Art, February 2, 2018 — January 7, 2019

The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated
Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 5  - June 16, 2019 (Asian Art Museum loans will be displayed in the second rotation opening April 15)

Itō Jakuchū

Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art, March 26 - May 6, 2019

Permanent Galleries

Legion of Honor
Ongoing loan

San Antonio Museum of Art
Ongoing loan

San Diego Museum of Art
Ongoing loan