Posts Tagged ‘Asian American Jazz’

The last museum I’d like to discuss is the Asian Art Museum.  Back in the day, it was a wing of the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park.  Outside, adjacent to it, was the Japanese Tea Garden, which seems rather appropriate.  Whereas my memories of the “old” MOMA and de Young are rather lukewarm, my memories of the old Asian are quite favorable.  I was able to see some amazing exhibits, performances, and shows.  From 1990 to 2003, when it closed in the park, the museum went through a kind of golden age, at least for me it did.  (more…)


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