Museums with Asian Art Collections Online
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Ackland Art Museum, UNC Chapel Hill: Asian Art
20 selections covering a range of time periods and media, from the Ackland Art Museum's Asian art collection. Images do not enlarge but all have short descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.ackland.org/art/collection/asian/index.html
 
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College: Asian Art Collection
Six selected works from the AMAM's Asian art collection: two Qing dynasty handscrolls (one landscape and one calligraphy); a pair of Qing imperial vases; an Edo/Meiji period document box; an Edo period woodblock print; and a hanging scroll from Republican Period China. All six works have in-depth descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.oberlin.edu/amam/AsianArt.htm
 
The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology: Eastern Art Collection
16 selections covering a range of time periods and media, from the Ashmolean's "Eastern Art" collection. Images do not enlarge but all have short descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.ashmolean.org/collections/highlights/?type=highlights&department=3
 
The Asia and Pacific Museum in Warsaw: Collections
A selection of 30 works from the museum's collection, which includes works from Afghanistan, Central and Southeast Asia, China, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Oceania, and Vietnam. All objects have short descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.muzeumazji.pl/htme/kol.html
 
Birmingham Museum of Art: Asian Art Collection
A selection of three works from the museum's collection of more than 4,000 objects from China, Korea, Japan, India, and Southeast Asia: a wooden sculpture from Heian Japan; a porcelain jar from Choseon Korea; and a jade incense burner from Qing China.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.artsbma.org/collection/asian-art/15-general-collection/87-asian-art
 
Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Select "Non-Western" under the Decorative Arts, Paintings, Sculpture, and Works on Paper categories for examples of Asian artworks from the Museum's collections. With more than 25 works from China, Japan, and India in these categories.

Go to Museum Resource: http://artmuseum.bowdoin.edu/
 
Cincinnati Art Museum: Far Eastern Art
Highlighting 23 objects from the Cincinnati Art Museum's collections of "Far Eastern Art."

Go to Museum Resource: http://72.249.182.183/collection/results.do?highlight=6
 
Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts
26 selections from the collection of the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Eastern Asiatic Arts in Hungary. The featured objects cover a range of time periods and media. The images do not enlarge, but each collection page -- Chinese, Japanese, Indian and Southeast Asian, Mongolian, Tibetan and Nepalese, Korean -- provides a brief introduction to the history of that collection at the museum.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.hoppmuzeum.hu/eng/chinese.php
 
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University
16 selections covering a range of time periods and media, from the Johnson Museum's Asian art collection. All images enlarge and have short descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.museum.cornell.edu/HFJ/handbook/hb45.html
 
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Asia and Near East Collections
Highlighting 19 objects from the Hood Museum's collections of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Near Eastern, and South Asian art.

Go to Museum Resource: http://hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu/collections/overview/asia/
 
Jewels in Her Crown: Treasures of Columbia University Libraries Special Collections
25 selections from the University's East Asian collection. Objects include a Shang dynasty oracle bone, a collection of Nestorian crosses from Yuan dynasty China, and several rare manuscripts from Japan and Korea. All images enlarge and have descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/eresources/exhibitions/treasures/html/long_topi...
 
Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami: Art of Asia
Four selected works from the Lowe Art Museum's Asian art collection: a Tang dynasty horse figurine; a ceramic cup from Three Kingdoms Korea; an Edo-period landscape; and a stele of the god Surya from 10th-century India. Images do not enlarge, but all works have brief descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www6.miami.edu/lowe/art_asia.htm
 
Museen Dahlem: Museum für Asiatische Kunst
Select either the "Collection of South, Southeast and Central Asian Art" or "Collection of East Asian Art" link at the bottom of the page to read about the collections. From either collection page, select the "Picture Gallery" link at the right to see a selection of six artworks.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.smb.spk-berlin.de/smb/sammlungen/details.php?lang=en&objID=12904&p=0
 
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Collection
With links to the Nelson-Atkins' collections of Chinese, Japanese, and South & Southeast Asian art. Currently 25 works from these collections are featured online. All images have descriptions and a high-resolution zoom feature.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.nelson-atkins.org/art/Chinese.cfm
 
Portland Art Museum: The Asian Art Collection
Ten selections covering a range of time periods and media, from the Portland Art Museum's Asian art collection. Please note that the image viewer on this page takes a while to load.

Go to Museum Resource: http://portlandartmuseum.org/collections/permanent/gallery/Asian-Art/
 
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam: Asian Art Collection
Featuring seven objects -- mostly sculpture -- from the Rijksmuseum's collection of art from China, Japan, India,and Indonesia. Each of the seven objects can be selected from an animated menu at the top of the page; selecting an object takes the viewer to the object's main page, which has a description, larger images, and links to other related objects from the museum's collection.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.rijksmuseum.nl/collectie/aziatischekunst?lang=en
 
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia: Sainsbury Collection
See the Asia, Japan, China, and India sections of the Robert & Lisa Sainsbury Collection pages for a selection of 12 objects. Images do not enlarge, but all have descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.scva.org.uk/collections/robertandlisa/
 
Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida: Asian Collection
Seven selected works from the Harn Museum's Asian art collection: three sculptures (India, 13th C; Pakistan, 4-5th C.; Nepal, 13th C), two decorative art objects (a Ming dynasty vase and a Tang dynasty bronze mirror), and two paintings from the mid-20th century (China, India). All objects have short descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.harn.ufl.edu/harn.php?ThisPage=harn.php&category=3&subcat=c
 
Santa Barbara Museum of Art: Selected Works from the Asian Art Collection
Eight selected works from the Santa Barbara Museum's Asian art collection: two sculptures (India, China), two paintings (China, Japan), one woodblock print (Japan), one stoneware bowl (China), earthenware figurines (China), and one mandala (Tibet).

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.sbmuseart.org/collection/asian.web
 
Seattle Art Museum: The Collection
Selected works from SAM's permanent collection of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, South Asian & Southeast Asian Art. More than 35 artworks are currently featured in these categories. Some objects have close-up view and audio commentary features.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/SAMcollection/code/emuseum.asp
 
Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas: Asian Art Collection
18 selections from the Spencer Museum's Asian art collection. Most of the selections are paintings and prints from China and Japan. Also see the two Asian Art gallery guides (under RESOURCES) for 14 more works with descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.spencerart.ku.edu/collection/asian/
 
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts: East and South Asian Art Collections
Highlighting more than 80 objects from the Virginia Museum's collection of East and South Asian art (look under "Collections" to get to the South Asian art). Objects do not have descriptive text other than label information, but the images are excellent and enlarge to show a great amount of detail for each object.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.vmfa.state.va.us/Collections/EastAsian/
 
Worcester Art Museum: Collection Online Gallery
Highlighting more than 35 works from the Worcester Art Museum's collection of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Indian art. All objects have descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.worcesterart.org/Collection/
 
Yale University Art Gallery: Asian Art
Highlighting 30 works from the Yale University Art Gallery's collection of Asian art. All objects have descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://artgallery.yale.edu/pages/collection/permanent/pc_asian.php
 
Östasiatiska Museet: The Collections
Six selections from China, Japan, and India, covering a range of time periods and media, from the Östasiatiska Museet collections. Select link to each artwork from the column at left. Images of artworks do not enlarge, but all have short descriptions.

Go to Museum Resource: http://www.ostasiatiska.se/smvk/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=152&a=148
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