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Presentation: Honoring the Dead: Afterlife Beliefs and Burial Rites

Asian Art Museum Docent Talk
Tuesday, 10/18/2022
6:30 - 7:30

Rituals and practices that honor and respect the dead have been part of all cultures and religions across Asia for thousands of years. Belief in an afterlife state is reflected in these practices. Join us on a journey as we explore the sculptures, paintings and jewelry that are manifestations of these human emotions to demonstrate respect and love for the deceased. 


Learn more about local history.

Connect to engaging discussions and performances related to the Chinese American community.

Learn from world-class designers, artists and experts in their fields. 

This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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