Wednesday, September 2
Tour of the Asian Art Collection with
Lisa Rotondo-McCord, Assistant Director for Art and Curator of Asian Art, leads an informal tour of the new installation of Asian Art. The New Orleans Museum of Art's Asian Art collection is one of the most distinguished in the Gulf South. The richness, variety and breadth of the arts of China, Japan and India are showcased in the Museum's renowned holdings. The collection includes objects which range in date from the Neolithic to the contemporary, and include screens and scroll paintings, miniatures, calligraphy, woodblock prints, ceramics, bronzes, jades, and the decorative arts of East Asia and the Indian sub-continent. The tour is part of the Mid-Week in Mid-City series of public programs on Wednesday evenings, when the Museum stays open until 8 p.m.