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Asian Arts Council Calendar

Lectures and Study Group meet in the Museum Boardroom.

  1. Lectures, and More
  2. Thursday, Jan 30 - 1:00 p.m.

    Jade: Stone of Heaven
    - Details

    Jade- Stone of Heaven will be an historic survey of the importance of jade in Asia, primarily in China, but also in other cultures including the Americas. The lecture will begin with 5000 BCE and end in the 20th century.

    Marsha Vargas Handley

  3. Thursday, Feb 27 - 1:00 p.m.

    Textiles of Japan

    Tom Murray

  1. Study Group
  2. FY 20 Study Group Theme:

    An in-depth look at Asian ceramics from Ancient China to Modern Japan; as well as the influences on The Middle East and European manufacturing

    Click here to email to sign up to give a presentation, or for more information. Topics marked TBA are available, or suggest a topic.
  3. Monday, February 10 - 10 a.m.

    Chinese Ming Dynasty

    Susan Anderson 

    Chinese Qing Dynasty (Oh, those glazes!)

    Allie Arnell

    Second Monday due to Presidents Day holiday on the 3rd Monday

  4. Monday, March 16 - 10 a.m.

    Japanese Ceramics 

    Heather Simmerman

    Japanese Contemporary Ceramics - Exhibition Movie

    Gordon Brodfuehrer

  5. Monday, April 20 - 10 a.m.

    Korean Ceramics

    David Miles

    South/Southeast Asian Ceramics

    Sandi Calabough 

  6. Monday, May 18 - 10 a.m.

    Persian/Iranian/Iraqi Ceramics

    Elaine Pierce

    Influence of Asian Ceramics on European (Spanish, German, Dutch, English) 

    Courtenay McGowen

  7. Monday, June 15 - 10 a.m.

    Turkish Ceramics 

    Lily Birmingham