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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 / Artscape / Japanese Art Loses a Unique Western Venue: The Clark Center Shuts Its Doors

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Artscape / August 2015 Here and There: Japanese Art Loses a Unique Western Venue: The Clark Center Shuts Its Doors Alan Gleason http://www.dnp.co.jp/artscape/eng/ht/1508.html  
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2015 / Elegant Pastimes: Masterpieces from Clark Collection / Clark Center to close last exhibition, Feb. 10 – June 30

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The Clark Center will close the final exhibition “Elegant Pastimes” on June 30. The last chances to see treasures of Japanese art collected by Mr. Bill Clark. Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture February 10 – June 30, 2015 Elegant Pastimes: Masterpieces of Japanese Art from the Clark Collection at the Minneapolis Institute...
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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

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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

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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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2015 / USC Pacific Asia Museum to present Japanese Cultural Festival with free admission, April 12

USC Pacific Asia Museum presents Free Second Sunday and Japanese Cultural Festival on April 12, this Sunday. Free admission to the galleries all day. Family friendly activities to celebrate and learn about Japanese culture. Activity Schedule of Japanese Cultural Festival Silk Road Story Time: 10:30am & 11:30am Art Activity: 10:00am – 12pm Spotlight Tours...
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