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Phoenix Kingdoms Member Preview

Members see it first! Rising from the ashes of conquest, two brilliant but forgotten cultures claim their rightful places in China’s history.


Phoenix Kingdoms Member Preview is on Thursday, Apr. 18 from 1 PM-8 PM.

All members are invited to see the exhibition first. Enjoy music and festivities. Drinks will be available for purchase. The museum’s restaurant, Asian Box, will also be open.

Phoenix Kingdoms will showcase newly discovered archeological splendors that have never before traveled overseas while introducing new audiences to the rise and fall of two remarkable, mysterious kingdoms from the Yangzi river region.

The docent tour for Phoenix Kingdoms will at 1:30 PM on a first come, first served basis. 


Image: Lei wine vessel with dragon-shaped lid, approx. 1000 BCE. China; Hubei province. Western Zhou period (approx. 1050–771 BCE). Excavated from Zeng tomb no. 111 at Yejiashan, Suizhou, 2013. Bronze. Suizhou Municipal Museum. Photograph © Suizhou Municipal Museum. 

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  • Free admission to the permanent collection and special exhibitions
  • Free admission to Phoenix Kingdoms: The Last Splendor of China’s Bronze Age
  • Yearlong discounts and perks 
  • Invitations to exclusive events 
  • Pride in supporting a global platform for Asian and Asian American art and culture

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Organizers & Sponsors

Phoenix Kingdoms: The Last Splendor of China’s Bronze Age is organized by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and the Hubei Provincial Museum. Lead sponsors of the exhibition are Fred Eychaner and Richard and Fukan Yen. Presentation is made possible with the generous support of Monica Yeung Arima and Adrian Arima, the Bei Shan Tang Foundation, Harry and Sandra Cheung, the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation, Marielle Ednalino and Ken Lamb, the Kuo Family, and the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund. Additional support is provided by Winnie and Michael Feng, Buck Gee and Mary Hackenbracht, Angela and Gwong-Yih Lee, the Tan Family Education Foundation, the Blakemore Foundation, and an anonymous donor.   


Sustained support is generously provided by the following endowed funds: Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Endowment Fund for Exhibitions, John and Sherry Chen Endowed Fund, Arlene Schnitzer Endowed Fund, and James M. Gerstley Fund for International Exhibitions.    


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