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Virtual Tour-only: Art Escapes, Ep. 7: Tiny Things

Pocket-sized artworks never fail to fascinate. Explore the enduring appeal of intricately carved netsuke (mini-sculptures in ivory, horn, and bone), delicately inlaid inro (small boxes designed to han...

Virtual Tour-only: Art Escapes, Ep. 4: Contemporary Art Anew

Join the conversation! The Asian Art Museum’s collaborations with local and international artists, including Chanel Miller, are the talk of the town. Get a sneak peek at soaring installations and new ...

If Not Now, When? A Case for Allyship in Difficult Times

One lesson we have learned from the Holocaust is the terrible cost of complicity. We know what happens when good people choose to look the other way in the face of hatred and bigotry. In 2021, how can...

ArtsFund’s 2021 Digital Celebration of the Arts

On Thursday, May 6, 2021, nearly 400 households across Washington and beyond joined us for the Digital Celebration of the Arts. Hosted by ArtsFund Trustee Karen Bergin, the event included inspiring pe...

Verona Quartet: Stravinsky, Beethoven, and Reena Esmail’s “Ragamala”

Hear the “Ragamala” string quartet by the Indian American composer Reena Esmail, along with Stravinsky’s jazzy Concertino and Beethoven’s profound String Quartet, op. 131, performed by the most recent...

MEGA JAPANESE BURGER!!! Bento Box, Soba Noodles and More 🍔 Food Tour in Seattle

Get 10% off (save up to $47!) your own authentic Japanese snack box from Bokksu using my link: https://bit.ly/3bjUx2z and code MISSMINA10 This video was sponsored by Bokksu. We are thrilled to partner...

Student Roundtable: The Future of Museums

What is the future of museums? Is there a future for them? On Wednesday, May 5 2021 the WAM Collective, The Student Advisory Council of the Frances Young Tang Museum at Skidmore College, and the Agent...

Chinese Gardens as Sites for Sighting, Citing, and Inciting

In this whirlwind tour, Professor Brash will introduce some of the many functions of gardens connected to China ranging in time from the eleventh century to the twenty-first century. Most of these sit...

“Five Beautiful Women,” by Katsushika Hokusai

“Five Beautiful Women,” by Katsushika Hokusai, on display at the Seattle Asian Art Museum, depicts five women of different social backgrounds in an intriguing hierarchy. Painted on silk around the yea...