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Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin St
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-581-3500

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Thursday      10AM–9PM 
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ALERTThe route for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon on Sunday, March 26 will end near the museum's entrance on Larkin St. Please plan ahead; traffic and parking will be impacted.
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Picturing Sound, Creating Mood

Mar 23 —
Nov 22, 2015

Twelve paintings from the 18th and 19th centuries reveal the multisensory worlds depicted in Indian paintings. Looking closely, you’ll notice elements of sound hidden in the details: a cocked hunting rifle, dangling jewelry, falling rain or a bird in flight. These create a mood that draws the sensitive viewer (rasika) into the artwork emotionally, allowing you to feel its essence (rasa).