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Today at the Museum
Monday, August 21, 2017

The museum is closed today, but you can check out our great collection online.

Saturday, August 5, 2017 to Sunday, November 5, 2017

Chaekgeori: Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens showcases a unique type of Korean still-life painting called chaekgeori (pronounced check-oh-ree), translated as “books and things.” They commonly feature scholarly objects, exotic luxuries, symbolic flowers,

Sunday, August 13, 2017 to Sunday, December 31, 2017

The Jazz Age gave way to the Great Depression on October 29, 1929, when the American stock market crashed. The following decade was marked by massive unemployment, deepened by a drought that created the Dust Bowl, which transformed tens of thousands of farm families into migrants.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 to Sunday, October 1, 2017

Throughout history, precious works of art have been used in worship. Radiant textiles, cherished symbols of the majesty of God as well as the wealth and power of the Catholic Church, embellished the high altar and clothed the clergy. Quality was expensive.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 to Sunday, September 3, 2017

Zen monks, tea masters, shoguns, industrialists, collectors, and connoisseurs come together through the Japanese art collection bequeathed to the museum by George Gund III.