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    Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Arts of the Islamic World

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2016

    Works on view represent the 3 principal media for artistic expression in the Islamic world: architecture, the arts of the book and objects.

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    Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Jars

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    This display of ten jars will include the prototypical Chinese version, as well as variations from Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, and Burma.

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    Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    The Arts of China

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    The Arts of China features a variety of objects from the permanent collection. Much of the exhibition is dedicated to ancient Chinese jades.

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    Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Ancient Chinese Jades and Bronzes

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    Over 100 of the Freer's jades and bronzes- among the greatest treasures of Chinese art outside China—return to public view after a decade.

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    Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Xu Bing Monkeys Grasp for the Moon

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    “Monkeys Grasp for the Moon” is a suspended sculpture designed specifically for the Sackler Gallery by Chinese artist Xu Bing.

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    Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Japanese Screens

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    The nearly two hundred screens held by the Freer Gallery constitute one of the most important collections of its type in the world.

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    Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    The Religious Art of Japan

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    Works from the Freer's collection of Japanese religious art are on view in several thematically organized exhibitions.

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    Smithsonian: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

    1050 Independence Avenue SW  / +12026334880 / asia.si.edu
    10am to 5:30pm daily

    Arts of the Indian Subcontinent and the Himalayas

    Jan 1, 2014 - Dec 31, 2015

    A long-term installation showcasing the extraordinary range of South Asian and Himalayan art in the collection.