Explore This Impressive Collection as It Enters the U.S. for the First Time
Don’t miss the latest exhibit to grace the gallery walls at the Kimbell Art Museum! The museum is proud to present the U.S. debut of From the Lands of Asia: The Sam and Myrna Myers Collection, an exhibition that features nearly 450 artifacts and works representing key periods in the history of the art of China, Japan, Tibet, Mongolia, Korea, and Vietnam.
When Sam Myers was sent to Paris by his law firm in the mid-1960s, he and his wife Myrna became so enamored with the city that they decided to make it their home. This stunning display is curated from the incredible collection of Sam and Myrna Myers, an American couple who began to acquire antiquities in the 1960s, and over the course of 50 years they built an extraordinary collection that until now has never been exhibited publicly in the United States. Their collection includes over 5,000 works that offer a very personal vision of the world of Asian art, and now you can see their finest finds at this exhibition.
Covering a broad historical range from the Neolithic era to the 20th century, the artifacts on display in From the Lands of Asia are also highly varied in nature, from porcelain, ivory, and precious stones such as jade and rock crystal to Buddhist art and textiles and stunning costumes from Central Asia, Tibet, China and Japan. Each treasure is exceptional in its shape, rarity, quality, function, or inherent message. The exhibition recounts fascinating historical events through themes such as the symbolism of Chinese jade, the trade in blue-and-white porcelain, Buddhism, Noh theater, the Japanese samurai, the tea ceremony, and the scholar's studio. With such an educational and awe-inspiring collection, you are sure to enjoy this new exhibition at the Kimbell Art Museum!
At Lakeside Villas Apartments in Grand Prairie, Texas, we pride ourselves on informing our residents about all the upcoming events our beautiful community has to offer. Don’t hesitate to join this event on Wednesday!
Sunday, April 1, 2018—12:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
Kimbell Art Museum
3333 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas 76107