Asia Society Museum

Asia Society is dedicated to promoting partnerships between Asia and the United States in the arts, culture, education, and policy. Its museum contains exhibitions of traditional and contemporary Asian and Asian American art. The historical collections encompass ceramics, 18th and 19th century illustration, Buddhist artwork, and ancient treasures from China and India. More recent exhibitions have included photographs, film, and contemporary artwork that focuses on issues throughout Asia and the Middle East.

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Hrs: Tues.-Sun. 11AM-6PM, Fri. 11AM-9PM.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

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Asia Society Museum

The Asia Society Museum contains exhibitions of traditional and contemporary Asian and Asian-American art. Groups will learn about the art currently on view, talk about the way art relates to their lives, and discover the new concepts that make today’s art compelling. Groups can also sketch in the galleries with pencils, and, when permitted, with charcoal, crayon, and pastel.

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Asia Society Museum

The Asia Society Museum contains exhibitions of traditional and contemporary Asian and Asian-American art. Groups will learn about the art currently on view, talk about the way art relates to their lives, and discover the new concepts that make today’s art compelling. Groups can also sketch in the galleries with pencils, and, when permitted, with charcoal, crayon, and pastel.

contact info

Asia Society Museum

The Asia Society Museum contains exhibitions of traditional and contemporary Asian and Asian-American art. Groups will learn about the art currently on view, talk about the way art relates to their lives, and discover the new concepts that make today’s art compelling. Groups can also sketch in the galleries with pencils, and, when permitted, with charcoal, crayon, and pastel.

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