Ink and Drink

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Celebrate the opening of Asia Society's summer exhibition, 'Clouds Stretching for a Thousand Miles: Ink in Asian Art'

Guests share a laugh at an Asia Society party

Guests share a laugh at an Asia Society party. (Casey Kelbaugh/Asia Society)

Kick off summer at the opening night of Asia Society's new exhibition Clouds Stretching for a Thousand Miles: Ink in Asian Art! Be among the first to see the new show that celebrates the versatility and enduring influence of the calligraphic ink tradition across Asia. The museum stays open late from 6-9 p.m., offering free admission, drink specials, late night shopping and discounts at AsiaStore, and special activities inspired by the beauty of ink!

Free admission. Cash bar.


Exhibitions on view in the Museum

Huang Yan's Chinese Shan-Shui
ON VIEW IN THE EXHIBITION: Huang Yan. Chinese Shan-Shui (landscape)—Tattoo, 1999. Chromegenic print. Asia Society, New York: Gift of Ethan Cohen in honor of Professor Jerome A. Cohen and Joan Lebold Cohen, 2016.1.13. © Huang Yan

Clouds Stretching for a Thousand Miles: Ink in Asian Art, June 22-August 12, 2018
Selections from Asia Society Museum's new acquisitions of contemporary ink and calligraphic art are displayed alongside two illuminated Qur'ans from China and Central Asia, revealing the innovative use of ink and calligraphy in visual expression, from the thirteenth century to the present, across Asia and the diaspora.

Inspired by Asian Art: Works by New York City Students, May 15-August 12, 2018
Discover the work of New York City students created in response to the great artistic traditions of Asia.

Masterpieces from the Asia Society Museum Collection, May 22-August 12, 2018
A selection of the Asia Society Museum Collection's finest artworks including bronze vessels, Hindu and Buddhist sculptures, and ceramics from across Asia.


Supporters

Bira 91 Beer

Event Details

Fri 22 Jun 2018
6 - 9 p.m.

Asia Society
725 Park Avenue 
New York, NY 10021

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