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Asian Art Museum May Events



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    Suzuki Harunobu / Asian Art Museum
    Hunting for fireflies, 1767–1768, by Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1724–1770). Ink and colors on paper.

    This May, the Asian Art Museum will be hosting its First Thursday on May 7, with Docent Kirsten Shilakes who will discuss a flight of three sakes followed by a film featuring LUCKYRICE culinary festival founder Danielle Chang, as she travels across America exploring the Asian food landscape.

    On May 21, the museum will facilitate a discussion about the aesthetics and ethics of contemporary Filipino American Art in the Bay Area and how it is a fertile ground for Filipino/American artists and performers. On May 28, the Artist Drawing Club series continue with Ma Li as she will present Gathering Among Stars, which will utilize the museum space as a nexus where past and future, East and West, institutions and individuals intersect.

    5/7 Big Taste: Sake and "Lucky Chow" - Join us as we explore the rich intersection of art, culture, food and spirits. It's a perfect night to tour Seduction: Japan's Floating World and The Printer's Eye one last time with drinks, music, and lively conversation before the exhibitions close on May 10.

    5/16 Asian Heritage Street Celebration - Explore the museum for free as a part of this annual program held during the Asian Heritage Street Celebration. The museum will also be celebrating International Museum Day.

    5/21 The State of the State: Contemporary Filipino/American Art in the Bay Area - Drawing its title from a painting by the late Carlos Villa, this roundtable conversation will ruminate on the aesthetics and ethics of contemporary Filipino American art in the Bay Area.

    5/28 Gathering Among Stars with Ma Li - Ma Li presents Gathering Among Stars, using recycled materials to explore the museum's role as an important point of intersection and interaction. 


    Asian Art Museum - 200 Larkin St., San Francisco


    Throughout the month of May


    Admission details here.