旧金山亚洲艺术博物馆 Asian Art Museum of San Francisco


旧金山亚洲艺术博物馆 Asian Art Museum of San Francisco


旧金山亚洲艺术博物馆

旧金山亚洲艺术博物馆建于1966年,这是一座以收藏亚洲文物尤其是中国文物为主的博物馆。这里收藏有来自中国、日本、朝鲜、印度尼西亚等亚洲国家和地区的各类艺术珍品15000多件,而作为馆藏重点,收藏在这里的中国瓷器有2000多件,玉器有1200多件,青铜器有800多件。收藏中国文物,始于新石器时代,迄于清,为世界上收藏中国玉器最丰富的博物馆。总体来说,这是一座以收藏亚洲文物尤其是中国文物为主的、在全美拥有亚洲艺术藏品最多的博物馆。

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is a museum in San Francisco, California, United States. It has one of the most comprehensive collections of Asian art in the world.

The collection has approximately 18,000 works of art and artifacts from all major Asian countries and traditions, some of which are as much as 6,000 years old. Major galleries are devoted to the arts of South Asia, West Asia and Central Asia, Southeast Asia, the Himalayas, China, Korea and Japan. There are 2,500 works on display in the permanent collection.

The museum has become a focus for special and traveling exhibitions, including: the first major Chinese exhibition to travel outside China since the end of World War II (in 1975), an archaeological exhibition which attracted 800,000 visitors over an eight-week period, and an exhibition on wisdom and compassion opened by the Dalai Lama in 1991.

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