To support the health and safety of our community, we are temporarily closed. Here’s what to expect when we reopen.

Museum Hours
Thurs: 1 PM–8 PM
Fri–Mon: 10 AM–5 PM
Tue–Wed: Closed
Cafe Hours
The cafe is temporarily closed.
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Museum From Home
During our closure, we’re bringing you online experiences that draw on our world-class collection, the expertise of our curators, and the vibrancy of our creative community.
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The New York Times: Chanel Miller’s Secret Source of Strength

“The idea was to make the artwork visible from the street as a source of warmth or this beacon in the dark…but now with Covid, I think the city really needs it — I need it.” — Abby Chen, Senior Associate Curator and Head of Contemporary Art

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Asian Art Museum
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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You’ll encounter an eclectic array of virtual events to stimulate your mind and activate your soul: creative events with artists and writers, short film screenings, innovative music, and more.
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From Our Collection
Moon Jar
The deities Brahma and Indra (Bonten and Taishakuten)
Crowned and bejeweled Buddha image and throne
Southeast Asia
The Hindu deity Shiva
South Asia
Ritual Vessel in the Shape of a Rhinoceros
The Buddhist deity Simhavaktra, a dakini
The Himalayas & Tibetan Buddhist World
The Hindu deity Vishnu
Southeast Asia
Ewer with Lotus-Shaped Lid
Lidded Jar with Design of a Lotus Pond
The bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin)
The Buddha triumphing over Mara
South Asia
Buddha dated 338
Cup with calligraphic inscriptions
The Persian World & West Asia