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Musical Arts of Asia

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Musical Arts of Asia

49 Washington Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102
March 8th - February 25th, 2018
Opening: March 8th 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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http://www.newarkmuseum.org
EMAIL:  
adultprograms@newarkmuseum.org
PHONE:  
973-596-6550
OPEN HOURS:  
Wed-Sun 12-5

DESCRIPTION

Featuring more than 25 works from the Museum’s collection, this installation celebrates music through the arts of East and South Asia.  Introducing string, percussion and wind instruments not found in Western traditions—both the actual musical instruments and images of their sounding will be featured. Prints, paintings, ivories and lacquer works from China, India, Japan, Korea, Nepal and Tibet reveal disparate dynamic melodic traditions. These visuals will be enhanced by audio and video multimedia—a feast for the eyes and ears.

This installation is part of the Museum’s ongoing conservation efforts which require the rotation of fragile objects within its galleries. Works within Musical Arts of Asia can be found throughout the Asian galleriesChina, Japan, Korea, Nepal and Tibetand can be identified by a unique text label.

Katherine Anne Paul, Ph.D., Curator, Arts of Asia