San Francisco Asian Art Museum

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Museums & Heritage

Lintels at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco to return to Thailand

Museum director says Justice Department’s legal case only served “to cloud the respectful and serious process of deaccession and repatriation”

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Museums

Why US museums are quietly buying art—and downplaying their acquisitions—in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic

Though many institutions are suffering from serious reductions in revenue, collections expanded via restricted acquisition funds

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Museums & Heritage

Peace offering: how museums help in troubled times

Amid the turmoil of the pandemic and the recent elections, US institutions with Tibetan Buddhist holdings respond with mindfulness events

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Repatriation

US presses for return of two Thai lintels from Asian Art Museum in San Francisco to Thailand

Federal attorneys file a civil complaint, but museum says repatriation was already in the works

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Museums & Heritage

San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum unveils trio of new commissions, including mural by Chanel Miller

The artist, who survived a sexual assault, has created a 1,000 sq ft triptych that explores the healing process

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Collectors

The co-founder of Yahoo is showing part of his Chinese calligraphy collection in San Francisco

Interview with collector Jerry Yang