Support Group

Asian Art Society

$250 per member
$50 per student member, with valid full-time student ID

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The Asian Art Society was founded in 1975 and plays an integral role in supporting the Asian Art Department through acquisitions, workshops, symposia, lectures, publications and exhibitions. Talks by outstanding scholars are sponsored by the group and are free and open to the public.  There are also special gatherings such as exhibition openings and an annual Moon Viewing party for members and invited guests. Throughout the year an informal Lunch and Learn group meets over lunch to discuss a topic concerning Asian art or a book the group has read. Travel opportunities to local and national events involving Asian art are also a part of this support group’s mission.

Upcoming Events

Indian Cultural Society Wine & Cheese Reception (Private Event)

February 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

Mark your calendars! More details about this event will be announced at a later date.

Intersections of Faith: Guanyin and Mother Mary

April 4, 2019 @ 10:30 am

Assistant Curator of Education Angela May discusses the similarities of Chinese bodhisattva Guanyin and the Virgin Mary.


2017 Annual Moon Viewing Festival

On Thursday, October 5, the BMA’s Asian Art Society gathered with friends, old and new, to celebrate the mid-autumn harvest moon. With traditional music organized by Athena Chang, guests were entertained with performances by flautist Dr. Yiu-Fai Chen, Longquan Li

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