Saturday University Lecture Series
Delve into new themes every season with a different speaker each week. Challenging, thought-provoking, and sometimes surprising, this long-running and always popular lecture series incorporates audience discussion as experts from around the world join us to share their insights on Asia throughout time.
Expanded my world view tremendously.
Color in Asian Art: Materials and Meanings
An intriguing fall series on color in Asian art is in the works, whether at Asian Art Museum or online, to investigate pigment histories, materials, and meanings. Sessions include color and vision in early Buddhist art, trade in turquoise, and much more. Begins October 3.
Presented with the University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies and the Elliott Bay Book Company.
Image: The Isles of the Immortals on a Spring Morning (detail), 1638, possibly Wang Jianzhang, ink and color on gold-flecked paper, 7 11/16 x 38 1/4 in., Gift of Mrs. John C. Atwood, Jr., 51.134.