The Asian Arts & Culture Center at Towson University engages the university and surrounding communities in cross-cultural dialogue through a broad range of artistic and cultural experiences related to Asia.
The Asian Arts & Culture Center at Towson University engages the university and surrounding communities in cross-cultural dialogue through a broad range of artistic and cultural learning experiences related to Asia. Our programs increase understanding of the world's diverse cultures, challenge stereotypes, strengthen cultural competency, and offer unique perspectives on creativity and the human experience. We also offer opportunities for university students to learn practical skills needed for working in non-profit cultural institutions.
11:00AM - 4:00PM, The Walters Art Museum
Drop-in, hands-on workshop with artist Colette Fu in celebration of Lunar New Year.
6:30PM - 9:00PM, Center for the Arts, Asian Arts Gallery & Atrium
Artist gallery talk and opening reception for the exhibition The Women of Shahnahmen, The Women of Afarin Rahmanifar
Asian Arts Gallery Hours: Monday - Saturday, 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Exhibition of Afarin Rahmanifar’s arresting, large-scale mixed media paintings of female characters of the Shahnameh, the Persian Book of Kings.
10:00AM - 2:00PM, Smithsonian and Library of Congress, Washington
Explore Persian manuscript illustrations, art and artifacts. Stop for lunch in a garden and exchange ideas with participants.