ALERTDuring lobby construction, visitors should use the far right-hand doors to enter the museum and check in at the new information desk in Bowes South Court. Learn more.
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Plan Your Visit During Construction

The Asian Art Museum Is Undergoing a Transformation!
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You will notice a few temporary changes at the museum during our construction project. Our Construction Reina will give you updates and tips on how to plan your visit during construction. Find the most current information on this page:

  • The second-floor collection galleries are currently closed for updating but will reopen to the public in late fall 2019. The third-floor collection galleries will remain open during this time.
  • Construction has begun on the museum lobby and Bowes South Court. New reception desks will be constructed in the lobby to ease access to the original beaux-arts grand staircase and special exhibition galleries. Bowes Court will be redesigned to include an information desk and interactive wayfinding kiosk. Feel free to ask any member of staff or security for guidance.
  • Good news! The Koret Education Center is now open.
  • You will notice some temporary walls erected inside and outside the building. Never fear—we’re still ready to welcome your visit. 
  • A temporary delivery ramp was installed near the Larkin Street entrance. This is to transition our business entrance from Hyde/McAllister Streets to Larkin Street during construction. The visiting public—including members—should use the far right-hand doors to enter the museum. The current accessibility ramps will continue to be available.
  • Construction continues on the Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Pavilion and the East West Bank Art Terrace. 
To stay abreast of construction news and to plan your visit, subscribe to our e-newsletters and visit our website for further details.

Do you have questions? Contact us here.