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Posted on Sunday, November 15, 2009
Emerald Cities: Arts of Siam & Burma (California)
by Yong Peng (ypong001(a)yahoo.com) [AUS:IP logged]

In the 19th-century Siam and Burma — two neighboring kingdoms in Southeast Asia — were renowned for their golden-roofed temples, lush gardens, and handsomely adorned palaces.

Emerald Cities is the first major exhibition in the West to explore the rich but little known arts of Siam and Burma from this period. Many of the 140 stunning artworks — including gilded ritual vessels, mother-of-pearl inlaid furniture, colorful paintings, manuscripts, exquisite textiles, delicate ceramics, and more — were recently acquired by the museum from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and are on display for the first time.

Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin St., San Francisco.
California, United States
(415) 581-3500

10am to 5pm Tuesday-Sunday through January 10, 2010

Admission: $5 surcharge for "Emerald Cities" after museum admission of $12 adults, $8 seniors, $7 youths 13-17, free for children under 12. Free to all on the first Sunday of every month courtesy of Target.

Visit website to win VIP passes http://www.asianart.org/emeraldcities.htm

Community Log: 1 reply

from Yong Peng on Monday, November 16, 2009 10:35:43UTC [AUS]

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