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Private tour of "Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy" at the Asian Art Museum

Join us for a private, docent led tour of this special exhibit, organized by the Association of Asian American Yale Alumni (AAAYA).

   

ASIAN ART MUSEUM OF SAN FRANCISCO:  A PRIVATE YALE TOUR OF "OUT OF CHARACTER: DECODING CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY"

 

Please join us in a private tour of this fascinating new exhibition "Out of Character: Decoding Chinese Calligraphy."  The exhibition is this country's first major presentation of Chinese calligraphy since 1999.  Led by a museum docent, this one-hour tour will look at the cultural/historic significance of Chinese calligraphy and explore the secrets behind China's most revered art form.

Tour Date:  Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at 11:30 a.m.

  • 40 great works dating back to the 14th century
  • 15 masterpieces
  • 3 modern masters
  • 1 commissioned work by renowned artist Xu Bing

"Centering on a distinguished private collection, this show will explore the aesthetics and meaning of brushed-ink script from antiquity to the modern era." -- San Francisco Chronicle

"...this exhibit of about 40 masterworks, which are not simply words or symbols, but what the museum calls the 'carefully choreographed dance' of brush strokes." -- San Jose Mercury News

LOCATION:  Asian Art Museum of San Francisco / 200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 / http://www.asianart.org

BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Our tour is limited to 20 people, so buy your tickets now!  Bring your family and friends.  Tickets are $17.50 each, which includes museum admission and private Calligraphy Exhibition tour.  Tickets sold on a first-come, first-served basis.  Deadline to purchase tickets is Oct. 24.  All ticket purchases are final.

Please sign up and pay using this link:

http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4564273866

Questions?  Please contact Deanna Wong at deanna28@gmail.com

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