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View Resource Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art

The Asia Society's website has an exhibit that explores the art that has derived or been inspired by Buddhist pilgrimage in Asia. Visitors unfamiliar with Buddha and Buddhism might want to watch the "Curator's Introduction", in the right hand corner of the homepage. The art objects in the exhibit are divided into three main parts, "The Buddha and the Sacred Site", "The Journey", and "Memory,...

http://pilgrimage.asiasociety.org/
View Resource Luminous: The Art of Asia

This website accompanying an exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum (SAM) allows visitors to explore selected works of the Art of Asia in detail. For example, after clicking on "Explore the Art" on the homepage, visitors can view a 3-minute video that explores the museum's conservators' work with Seated Guanyin, a Chinese wooden sculpture from the Song period (960-1279) that had been both painted...

http://www1.seattleartmuseum.org/luminous/
View Resource Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Screenshot

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) is a state-supported, privately endowed educational institution created for the benefit of the citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Its purpose is "to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret art, to encourage the study of the arts, and thus to enrich the lives of all." The site’s homepage provides a variety of resources to experience the rich array...

https://vmfa.museum
View Resource Eastern Art Online Screenshot

The Yousef Jameel Online Centre for Islamic and Asian Art provides visitors with access to the Ashmolean Museum's Eastern Art collection. Anyone with an interest in the visual arts will find much to enjoy here amongst the thousands of items collected from the past 5,000 years. The site consists of five primary areas, including Galleries, Exhibitions, and Highlights. This last area features 35...

http://jameelcentre.ashmolean.org
View Resource The Huntington Archive Screenshot

The John C. and Susan L. Huntington Photographic Archive of Buddhist and Asian Art is a remarkable collection that features more than 40,000 photographs of art and architecture from across this vast and diverse region. The National Endowment for the Humanities supported the digitization of much of this collection. Visitors can use a range of search terms to locate specific items and it's worth...

http://huntingtonarchive.org