Museum Hours
Thu: 1 PM–8 PM
Fri–Mon: 10 AM–5 PM
Tue–Wed: Closed
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San Francisco, CA 94102

Beyond Bollywood Events & Performances

Experience the power of dance live at the museum.

Pop-up Dance Dialogues

Pop-up programs are 30–45 minute dance performances and demonstrations in the gallery, followed by a Q&A, recurring monthly on selected Sundays and Thursdays. Admission is included with your ticket to Beyond Bollywood: 2000 Years of Dance in Art. Space is limited; we recommend arriving early to ensure a spot.

Beyond Bollywood Dance Series

These performances in Samsung Hall feature acclaimed local dance companies representing traditional and innovative dance styles from a variety of Asian cultures.

Film Series: Bollywood Dance Classics

Rarely seen in the U.S., these acclaimed early triumphs of modern Bollywood artfully blend dazzling dance sequences with thought-provoking narratives exploring caste, gender, and religion. 

Free First Sundays

Organizers & Sponsors

Beyond Bollywood: 2000 Years of Dance in Art is co-organized by the Asian Art Museum and the Cincinnati Art Museum. This exhibition has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom. This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. Generous support is provided by Eliza and Dean Cash, Sumir Chadha, Vaishali Chadha and Family, Yogen and Peggy Dalal, Sonia Dhami, Shashi and Dipanjan “DJ” Deb, Susan and John Diekman, Sameer Gandhi and Monica Lopez, Aarti and Sandeep Johri, Kiran Kapany and Ariana and Misha Schwarz, Lata Krishnan and Ajay B. Shah, Fred Levin & Salle Yoo and Jeff Gray, Dipti and Rakesh Mathur, Sundar and Anjali Pichai, SACHI: Society for Art & Cultural Heritage of India, Ram and Vijay Shriram, Sanjay and Suniti Subhedar, Meena Vashee, and an anonymous donor.

Sustained support generously provided by the Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Endowment Fund for Exhibitions.