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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art 1h
: getting grounded with ourselves for a mindful start to the week! Join us at 12:15 PM ET for "Meditation and Mindfulness": 🖼 Takashima Hokkai's "Early Spring at a southern lake" in our collection:
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art 20h
Looking for reading material? Doing some research on Asian art or culture? You might find the resources you need in our online library! Visit the bookshelf whenever you need it on our site: 📚
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 24
Read two blogs on from our curator of film if you're in need of some movie suggestions. Movies in "Korean Cinema: The Golden Age ()" & "Before the Wave" are up for discussion on May 31, 2 PM ET:
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 23
, friends! ✨🌙 's poem "Feast of Id": "It is time to celebrate, the end [of the season] and friends are waiting, Saqi (wine bearer), behold the moon in the king's face and bring wine." 🖼 in our collection:
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 23
We know it's , but it's also ! In Japan, turtles symbolize longevity, good luck & support. In "Turtle resting on a scroll" by Katsushika , it seems as if the 🐢 could use some support too! 🖼 in our collection:
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 23
everywhere: Thank you for your lifesaving efforts on the front line every day, your care & compassion for others do not go unnoticed. 🖼 via in our collection "Hanuman Brings the Mountain of Healing Herbs":
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 22
In search of a project and have , , or language skills? We'd appreciate you sharing your talents by helping to transcribe the notebooks of Fritz Rumpf. Learn more in our thread, then head to over to :
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 22
We're in awe of the powerful stories shared in 's which illuminates the impact of the pandemic on Asian & Asian American communities. In accounts from community organizers to front-line workers, learn how our past is shaping our present.
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 21
Available in 15 different languages (like , , , , , ), check out this super-handy guide on from !
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 21
Join Wayne Wang and curator of film Tom Vick to talk about Wang's documentary "Soul of a Banquet" on Saturday, May 23, 2 PM ET.
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 21
Tweet, tweet! 😆 This little "Bee-eater" is here to remind you about today's "Meditation and Mindfulness" workshop. Join us at 12:15 PM ET to get grounded: 🐦from our collection via :
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 21
Join today's conversation with Genevieve Villamora at 3PM ET with to hear firsthand about the impact of the pandemic on business and restaurant owners.
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 20
📽 Read "Korean Cinema: Before the Wave" on our : curator of film Tom Vick offers suggestions for to stream at home before you join him for a discussion of at the end of the month (May 31, 2 PM ET).
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Motivated by the lessons of the past, Russell Jeung was driven to document incidents of anti-Asian racism during the pandemic to try to motivate change. Discover his story.
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 20
Get to know the work of John Piper, an Exhibition Specialist at ! In this clip, John explains the meditative experience of recreating a frame designed by James McNeill Whistler in our collection. We're here for you from home!🔍:
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 19
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For more info & images from Fritz Rumpf's notebooks, check out the finding aid on the Smithsonian Online Virtual Archives: Help us decipher Rumpf's notebooks with your , , language skills as a ! 🙏 /end
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 19
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The younger Rumpf is best known for his commercial posters, which are good examples of early 20th century advertisement artwork. Rumpf’s notebooks show his passion for Japanese art, with extensive notes and sketches. /3
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 19
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The son of German painter Fritz Rumpf, Friedrich (Fritz) Karl Georg Rumpf the Younger lived & traveled in Japan studying in the early 1900s. Rumpf is seated at right in this 1901 family portrait by Lovis Corinth via : /2
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 19
Have German, Japanese, or French language skills? We need your help! Become a with to decode Fritz Rumpf’s notebooks which feature Japanese, German, & French writing + sketches inspired by his studies and daily life. /1
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Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art May 19
Have you been following ? Today's video features front line nurse Abigaile De Mesa. Get caught up and then join the live conversation today at 3 PM ET with !
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