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2015 / “Insight: The Path of Bodhidharma” exhibition at USC Pacific Asia Museum, Sep 19, 2014 – Feb. 15, 2015

USC PAM Bohhidharma

    USC Pacific Asia Museum Insight: The Path of Bodhidharma The Focus Gallery September 19, 2014 through February 15, 2015   Credited with introducing Chan (Zen in Japanese) Buddhism in China in the 6th century, the Indian monk Bodhidharma (known as Daruma in Japan) has become a well-known subject in Buddhist art, frequently...
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2014 / Clark Center exhibition “33 Dances” calligraphy closing Dec. 6

Clark Center Calligraphy

Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture 33 Dances: Japanese Calligraphy from the 16th to the 19th Century Sept. 2 – Dec. 6, 2014 The exhibition is organized under the auspices of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.   In East Asia, calligraphy has been hailed as the highest of all art forms for more...
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2014 / Film screening about effort to save vulnerable Buddhist art, Nov.13 at Getty Center

Getty: Buddhist art at Mogao Grottoes

Getty Conservation Institute to screen “Buddhist Art: A Fragile Inheritance” at the Getty Center Buddhist Art: A Fragile Inheritance  / November 13, 2014 /7:00p.m. (Running Time: 54 minutes) / Harold M. Williams Auditorium, Getty Center / Free; visit event site to make a reservations The diffusion of Buddhism from India throughout Asia has left...
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2014 / USC Pacific Asia Museum to feature author of English “Tanka” book, Aug 24

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Forwarded for USC Pacific Asia Museum Zen Spaces, Japanese Martial Arts & Haiku July & August AUTHORS ON ASIA programs at USC Pacific Asia Museum Focus on Japan SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2014 at 2 pm Vinayak Bharne: Zen Spaces & Neon Places: Reflections on Japanese Architecture and Urbanism SUNDAY, AUGUST 3, 2014 at 2...
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2014 / USC Pacific Asia Museum to invite author of “Encyclopedia of Japanese Martial Arts” Aug 3 at 2pm

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Forwarded for USC Pacific Asia Museum SUNDAY, AUGUST 3, 2014 at 2 pm Authors on Asia Dr. David A. Hall: Encyclopedia of Japanese Martial Arts In his new book Dr. David A. Hall, one of today’s foremost authorities on the subject, offers fascinating information about every aspect of Japanese combative arts. Combining years of...
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2014 / USC selects LACMA’s assistant curator as new director of Pacific Asia Museum

Christina Yu Yu

USC Pacific Asia Museum announces Christina Yu Yu, assistant curator of Chinese art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, to become new director of the museum as of August 1.  “Christina was selected from a highly talented pool of candidates to lead the USC Pacific Asia Museum,” said Elizabeth Garrett, University Southern...
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2014 / Clark Center / Kanpai: Art of Drinking / Feb 11 – Jun 28

Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture Kanpai: The Art of Drinking in Japan Feb. 11 – June 28, 2014 Sunday, Feb. 9, 2 pm / Opening Lecture by Dr. Andreas Marks Since the Heian period (794-1185), toso, spiced medicinal rice wine is drunk on New Year’s to chase off impurities and aspire long...
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2014 / USC Pacific Asia Museum’s family day to feature woodblock printing, May 4

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USC Pacific Asia Museum Free Family Festival on Sunday, May 4, from noon- 4pm. The event celebrates Japan and the art of printmaking to coincide with the Japanese Hanga exhibition.  The event is open to everyone and in addition to free admission to the galleries there will be a woodblock printing demonstration by artist...
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2014 / USC Pacific Asia Museum’s book program to invite author of “Samurai Revolution” April 13

Samurai Revolution

From USC Pacific Asia Museum Authors on Asia Sunday, April 13 at 1 pm at USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena Romulus Hillsborough will discuss and sign his new book, Samurai Revolution: The Dawn of Modern Japan Seen Through the Eyes of the Shogun’s Last Samurai In Samurai Revolution, Hillsborough tells the fascinating story...
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