Lean into #MuseumFromHome and engage with art at a distance. See below for a list of digital experiences to bring the Asian Art Museum into your home. We hope these resources will keep your spirits up and the inspiration flowing.
Art Escapes: Virtual Tours Through Asia
Exhibition Excursions Edition
Our new Exhibition Excursion series invites you to follow our specialists as they virtually guide you through vibrant exhibitions teeming with works from some of the world’s greatest collections of Asian art — including ours! From the ancient to the contemporary, these 20-minute video tours brim with insights into the beliefs, passions, and aspirations that have motivated artists across time and cultures.
Nintendo’s highly popular video game Animal Crossing: New Horizons lets Asian Art Museum fans incorporate beloved artworks into an online island getaway. Taking place in real time, this simulation allows players to customize their own desert island with houses and gardens, relax by catching fish, or have fun curating art in their own digital museum. Expand your #MuseumFromHome experience by building your own online gallery, browse for artworks from our collection, and bring your favorites into your Animal Crossing game.
Upgrade Your Meetings and Social Gatherings With Our Zoom Backgrounds!
In Zoom, click your profile in the top right corner, and then click “Settings”
On the left hand menu, click “Virtual Background”
Upload your background by clicking “+”
Enjoy a splash of art behind you!
Our mobile guide is your personal guide to more than 6,000 years of Asian art and culture. Discover masterpieces and collection highlights with curators, or take a journey of some of the museum’s most powerful meditative artworks. Just added: Contemporary Art audio tour: listen to artists and curators discuss contemporary works throughout the museum.
Celebrate the joys of cooking, plating, and brewing by exploring ways culture is shared through food, just as it is through art. Satisfy your appetite for art and culture as we create connections between the culinary world and the museum’s collection.
Via our social media channels, you can lean into #MuseumFromHome and speak to us directly about the kind of content you would like to see. Follow us on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Weibo, and WeChat for comfort and inspiration.