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February 22, 2019 - June 17, 2019

This dazzling exhibition, featuring works by Matisse, Picasso and others, explores the theme of the odalisque in European art in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Once Upon a Tapestry: Woven Tales of Helen and Dido
December 7, 2018 - May 27, 2019

Sumptuous tapestries and precious, rare cartoons tell the love stories found in the classical epic poems the Iliad and the Aeneid.

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In Search of New Markets: Craft Traditions in Nineteenth-Century India
April 6, 2018 - January 7, 2019

This intimate exhibition examines how Indian artisans reimagined their designs in the late 19th century, fusing familiar styles with new shapes and sizes of vessels and furniture that appealed to European buyers.

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Exhibitions and Events | Winter 2019
January 1, 2019 - March 31, 2019

Learn more about the Museum’s exhibitions and events for Winter 2019.

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Exhibitions & Events | Fall 2018
October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018

Learn about the Museum’s fall schedule for exhibitions and events.

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Press Contact

Leslie Denk
Director of External Affairs
(626) 844-6900
[email protected]


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Visiting the Museum

Members of the media are always admitted free of charge. Simply show your business card or press badge to the admissions clerk and you and one guest will obtain free admission and free audio tour rental. If you require a press kit, or would like to schedule an interview or photo shoot, please contact us at the number or email above.