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The Rama Epic

Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe
Oct 21, 2016 —
Jan 15, 2017


"With 135 superb works, many from the great collections of the world, the show is a visual feast."

— Charles Desmarais, San Francisco Chronicle

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"The Asian Art Museum's curator and exhibit staff have done a masterful job of forging a path through the Rama epic [...] The exhibit is like a big, colorful, animated walk-through adventure book." — Robert Taylor, Bay Area News Group

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“[Seeing The Rama Epic] was like my entire childhood came to life! I learned so much and had no idea the story traveled to other countries… I'm not a museum person but skipping the Rama epic felt like skipping out on Temple...” — @LeenaB

"We were fortunate to visit the Asian Art Museum during the special Ramayana exhibit, which is enthralling. It is well organized, with good detail in the interpretive panels and docents to offer additional information. We stayed much longer than expected, and loved every minute!" — @Gangamar

"Just saw glorious Rama Epic show SF. Imaginative assemblage of works delve deep into 4 characters loan on view" — @CMASonya, Curator of Indian and Southeast Asian Art at the Cleveland Museum of Art

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Photo Credit: @YogaLeila

"It was ! ...go see it! The at " — @YogaLeila

The exhibit was worth coming back to the city. Wonderful, colorful, well organized. So glad I caught it! " — @TarkabarkaHolgy