Learning about Asian Art, Helping Phoenix Art Museum Grow

Asian Arts Council provides you with a chance to join an active group of people who are learning about Asian art while helping Phoenix Art Museum‘s collection grow. Did you know that Phoenix Art Museum is known worldwide for its collection of Asian art? Did you know that the Museum’s exhibitions of Asian art travel throughout the world, accompanied by catalogs published by Phoenix Art Museum? Join the Museum’s Asian Arts Council now and become an important partner in these activities. Asian Arts Council provides a focal point and forum for Asian art in the community. Take advantage of travel and volunteer opportunities, gallery talks, lectures, and much more.

We invite you to join us!

Asian Arts Council’s Mission

The mission of Asian Arts Council is to promote interest in and understanding of Asian art of all time periods and geographic locations. The Council will encourage the enjoyment, collection, and conservation of Asian art at Phoenix Art Museum and will provide educational programs, help sponsor exhibitions, encourage acquisitions, and provide activities for individuals and groups interested in studying and collecting Asian art.

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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, Triptych:  Famous Geisha Writing Poetry on the First Day of Spring (from a series of The Four Seasons), 1884, woodblock print.
Collection of Phoenix Art Museum,  Museum purchase with funds provided by the Asian Arts Council in honor of G. Miriam E. Kinner, 1989.79.4.

Unknown, Shiva Nataraja, 17th century, bronze. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Mr. George P. Bickford, 1969.218.

Shen Quan, Peacocks, 1745, ink and color on silk. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1984.420.A.