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April 2018
April 4 - July 14
Vincent Price Art Museum, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754 United States
Free

Soul Mining

Soul Mining looks broadly at the influence of Asian labor and culture in the Americas with artists from Asia, Latin America, and the United States. Works on display uncover histories of forced migration, political struggle and transformation, and offer personal narratives to reconcile with these collective experiences. Through July 14 Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, & Saturdays 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. Thursdays 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m.

April 4 - June 30
Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum, 695 Alamitos Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States

Permanent Collection at the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum

Our mission is to incorporate the diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands, with a focus on Micronesia, into a permanent collection, educational programs, rotating exhibits, and living arts. Ongoing Exhibition Wednesdays – Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Adults – $5, Seniors – $3, Students – $3 Members & Children under 12 – Free Sponsor: Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum

April 4 - June 30
USC Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave.
Pasadena, CA United States

Permanent Collection of Pacific Asia Museum

The permanent collection has items over 5,000 years old, visit our newly installed galleries to discover these treasures. The museum’s permanent collection holds Japanese, Chinese and “Orientalist” Graphic Art, East Asian ceramics, a Jade Collection and a Costumes and Textiles collection. Ongoing Exhibition Wednesday – Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. , Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Adults – $10, Seniors & Students – $7, Members & Children – Free USC faculty, staff, and students – Free Sponsor: USC…

April 4 - June 30
Norton Simon Museum, 411 West Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91105 United States

South and Southeast Asian Paintings and Sculpture

The Norton Simon Museum houses a world-renowned collection of art from South and Southeast Asia that includes examples of the rich sculptural and painting traditions that developed in this region over the course of more than 2,000 years. Sculptures from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Tibet, Cambodia and Thailand are on permanent display, as are selected works from Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Burma (Myanmar), China, Vietnam and Indonesia. Ongoing Exhibition Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 p.m., Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 12:00 noon –…

Free

Oral History Video: Nancy Oda

Our Oral History Project is under the umbrella of the LA Made series. Watch the first video interview filmed for the project, the story of Nancy Oda, a Japanese-American who grew up in Boyle Heights in the 1940’s-1950’s. Sponsor: Los Angeles Public Library

April 4 - October 28
Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA United States

hapa.me – 15 years of the hapa project

Artist Kip Fulbeck continues his project, begun in 2001, of photographing persons who identify as “Hapa”—of mixed Asian/Pacific Islander descent—as a means of promoting awareness and positive acceptance of multiracial identity. Through October 28 Tuesdays – Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursdays 12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m. Adults – $10, Seniors & Youth – $6, Members & Children 5 and under Free Free Thursday evenings and all day every third Thursday of the month. Sponsor: Japanese American National Museum

April 4 - June 24
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

Wu Bin: Ten Views of a Lingbi Stone

In ancient China strange and marvelous stones were valued for their beauty and as reflections of the hidden structures underlying the universe. The exhibit focuses on the most extraordinary painting of a stone ever created in China: Wu Bin’s Ten Views of a Lingbi Stone (1610), a Ming dynasty handscroll comprising 10 separate views of a single stone from the famous site of Lingbi, Anhui Province. Through June 24 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m.…

April 4 - June 30
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

Unexpected Light: Works by Young Il Ahn

LACMA presents many works from the artist’s best-known series, Water, which was inspired by a near-death incident on the Pacific Ocean in 1983. The Water series marks a notable shift in Ahn’s style from semi abstraction to complete abstraction, which has continued to define his style to this day. The exhibition marks the first-ever introduction of a Korean-American artist at LACMA. Through June 30 Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturdays &…

April 4 - June 24
The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA United States

Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India

Rembrandt created a series of unusually meticulous drawings depicting emperors and courtiers from Mughal India. This installation explores the Dutch master’s careful studies of imperial Mughal portraiture and places them within a broader circuit of cross-cultural exchanges. By juxtaposing Rembrandt’s drawings with Indian paintings of similar compositions—and pairing Mughal artworks with European prints that inspired them—fascinating stories unfold about the flow of art and ideas across time and oceans. Through June 24 Tuesdays – Thursdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. –…

April 4 - June 30
Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA United States

Common Ground: The Heart of Community

Incorporating hundreds of objects, documents, and photographs collected by the Japanese American National Museum, this exhibition chronicles 130 years of Japanese American history, beginning with the early days of the Issei pioneers through the World War II incarceration to the present. Ongoing Exhibition Cost: Adults – $10, Seniors & Youth – $6, Members & Children 5 and under Free Free Thursday evenings and all day every third Thursday of the month. Tuesdays – Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Thursdays…


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