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Upcoming Museum Events this Month


Courtesy of Charles B. Wang Center 

There is a host of engaging events at our member Museums and Institutions this month, so be sure to mark your calendars for the following programs!

The Charles B. Wang Center
Gallery Tour: John W. Winkler: The Chinatown Etchings
Wednesday, April 17 at 12pm

Journey through a captivating world of etchings in this monthly guided gallery tour of their featured exhibition, John W. Winkler: The Chinatown Etchings with exhibition curator A. Rex Rivolo, who will offer invaluable insights into the print techniques, themes, and cultural context present in this show.

To register and learn more about this free event, click here.

The Rubin Museum of Art
Empowering Caregivers | Mindful Looking, Conversation, and Community
Thursday, April 18 at 11:30am

On the third Thursday of every month, join the Rubin’s community of caregivers for a free, in-person program of art and connection that begins with a tour and conversation and concludes in the café, where participants will enjoy complimentary refreshments and lively conversation to build connections and strengthen the caregiver community.

To register and learn more about this free event, click here.

Japan Society
Morning Meditation Session
Friday, April 19 at 11am

Investigate the wisdom of Zen’s textual tradition and its relevance in our contemporary daily lives with a zazen (seated) meditation session led by Muken Sensei. In this intimate event, participants will learn how to engage with the breath as a grounding for deep attention and enjoy the serenity of being surrounded by Zenga (Zen paintings) on view in the exhibition.

To purchase tickets and learn more, click here.

China Institute
Calligraphy and Music Meetup
Friday, April 19 at 6pm

In this monthly program, you will listen to the performance of unique Chinese instruments and feel the charm of Chinese music combined with practicing Chinese calligraphy with a master calligrapher. No previous experience of calligraphy is required. Ink, paper, and brush will be provided onsite. Join like-minded friends to enjoy wine and tea, practice calligraphy, and listen to music.

To purchase tickets and learn more, click here.

Harvard Art Museum
Exhibition Tour of Future Minded: New Works in the Collection
Sunday, April 21 at 12pm

Join chief curator Soyoung Lee for a tour of their latest exhibit highlighting a selection of works acquired in recent years that exemplify the Harvard Art Museums’ collecting vision and strategies. Nearly all are on display for the first time.

To register and learn more about this free event, click here.

Yale University Art Gallery
Gallery Talk: Dragon, God of Water: Screens in Ink on Washi Paper
Wednesday, April 24 at 12:30pm

Join Sadako Ohki, the Japan Foundation Associate Curator of Japanese Art and curator of the exhibition Year of the Dragon, for a close examination of two works of ink on washi paper: Pair of Screens with Dragons and Waves, attributed to the Japanese artist Kaihō Yūshō (1533–1615) and Civilization Landscape No. 073 by the Chinese artist Qin Feng (b. 1961). This object-based discussion explores how artists engage with the dragon’s celebrated role as the god of water as well as how this theme takes on a sorrowful quality with regard to today’s environmental crisis. Gather by the Public Programs sign in the Gallery lobby.

To learn more about this free event, click here.

Asia Society
KING COAL Screening and Q&A Presented by COAL + ICE and the Climate Film Festival (CFF)
Wednesday, April 24 at 6pm

In celebration of Earth Week and in conjunction with Asia Society’s current exhibit, COAL + ICE, join Oscar-nominated filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon as she presents her film that delves into the complex history and future of the coal industry, the communities it has shaped, and the myths it has created.

To purchase tickets and learn more, click here.

The Cleveland Museum of Art
Affinity Group Talk: Art Meets Tech in Into the Seven Jeweled Mountain Exhibition
Wednesday, April 24 at 6pm

In conjunction with their current exhibition, Into the Seven Jeweled Mountain: An Immersive Experience, Sooa McCormick, Korea Foundation Curator of Korean Art, will speak about the tradition and importance of Korean landscape painting and explore the details of the Seven Jeweled Mountain in North Korea, which is renowned for its remarkable topographical features and popular destination for high-ranking elite Koreans as well as a Buddhist pilgrimage site.

To learn more about this members-only event, click here.

Brooklyn Museum of Art
Brooklyn Talks: Takashi Murakami
Monday, April 29 at 7pm

Get an inside look at their newly opened exhibit, Hiroshige’s 100 Famous Views of Edo (feat. Takashi Murakami), as artist Takashi Murakami joins Joan Cummins, Lisa and Bernard Selz Senior Curator of Asian Art, for a discussion on his new series of fantastical paintings that respond to Utagawa Hiroshige’s 100 Famous Views of Edo, a Brooklyn Museum treasure that is on view for the first time in 24 years.

To purchase tickets and learn more, click here.

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