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2016 / USC Pacific Asia Museum is closed for seismic retrofit since June 26

Forwarded for the USC Pacific Asia Museum Our historic home was built in 1924, so it’s time for some work! USC Pacific Asia Museum will be closed for a seismic retrofit to strengthen the building’s foundations beginning June 27, 2016 until May 2017. We hope all our wonderful visitors will take this month to...
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2016 / USC Pacific Asia Museum “The View from a Scholar’s Studio” May 2015 – June 26, 2016

USC Pacific Asia Museum Frank and Toshie Mosher Gallery of Japanese Art The View from a Scholar’s Studio:  Japanese Literati Paintings from Tiezudingzhai Collection Third Rotation: Jan. 27 – June 26 Literati culture — the ideal of the scholar-gentleman — provides a thread connecting East Asia. Developed in China by the 11th century as...
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2016 / USC Pacific Asia Museum “The Art of Princely Court in 15th-centry China” Feb. 26 – June 26

USC Pacific Asia Museum Royal Taste: The Art of Princely Courts in Fifteenth-Century China February 26 through June 26 Royal Taste offers a unique glimpse into the luxurious lifestyles of princely courts in early- and mid-Ming China. Featuring more than one hundred fifty works of pictorial, sculptural, and decorative arts, this exhibition sheds light...
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2015 / Visualizing Enlightenment: Decoding Buddhist Iconography, Mar 20 – Aug 02

USC PAM Amida Buddha

USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena March 20 – August 2 Visualizing Enlightenment presents exceptional Amida Buddha in USC Pacific Asia Museum’s collection from the Kamakura period (1185-1333) in Japan. At over six-feet tall, Amida Buddha is a rare example of large-scale sculpture from the period, and was executed using the yosegi technique, in...
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2015 / Ikko Style: The Graphic Art of Ikko Tanaka, Apr 02 – Aug 02

USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena April 2 – August 2, 2015 Ikko Style: The Graphic Art of Ikko Tanaka presents the work of Ikko Tanaka, one of the leading graphic designers in Japan in the second half of the 20th century. Ikko Style provides a colorful look into how the artist’s ideas were visualized and transmitted to a broad...
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2015 / Museum discussion about modern Japanese designer Ikko Tanaka, May 30

Upcoming Events at USC Pacific Asia Museum USC Pacific Asia Mseum 46 North Los Robles Avenue, Pasadena, California 91101 (626) 449-2742  pacificasiamuseum.usc.edu Open Wednesday – Sunday 10 am – 6 pm CONVERSATIONS@PAM Ikko Style: Modern Japanese History & Design Saturday, May 30, at 7:30 PM The program is included with the museum admission, followed...
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2015 / Authors on Asia Series to feature Gil Garcetti, author of “Japan: A Reverence for Beauty” May 3

Garcetti Japan

USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena Authors on Asia Series, Sunday, May 3 at 2:00 PM Gil Garcetti, author of “Japan: A Reverence for Beauty” Photographer and Former Los Angeles County District Attorney Gil Garcetti discussing his new limited edition new book, Japan: A Reverence for Beauty When Gil Garcetti visited Japan for the...
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2015 / USC Pacific Asia Museum to host chamber music with violinist Ryu Goto, April 24

Ryu Goto photo by Ayako Yamamoto

Asia / America New Music Institute presents “Pacific Mirrors: New Music from Asia and the US,” a chamber orchestra concert at the USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena. This is the last in a series which has seen presentations in Beijing, New York, Bangkok, Hanoi, and Singapore. Date: April 24, 2015, 8pm (galleries open...
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2015 / Japanese Hanga of the 20th Century, One year exhibition closing April 19

    USC Pacific Asia Museum A New Way Forward: Japanese Hanga of the 20th Century April 25, 2014 through April 19, 2015 Closely tracking with the significant developments in Japanese political and social spheres of the early 20th century, traditional ukiyo-e woodblock prints fell by the wayside in favor of reinvigorated forms of printmaking as...
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