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DAY RESERVATIONS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE STILL REQUIRED INSIDE THE MUSEUM. THE USE OF MASKS IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED.

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ON VIEW | The Faces of Ruth Asawa

The Faces of Ruth Asawa is a single-object, long-term installation of 233 ceramic face masks Asawa created of friends, family members, and fellow artists. This is the first of three exciting exhibitions related to the Asian American Art Initiative opening at the Cantor in 2022.

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An image of artist Ruth Asawa infront of her Wall of Masks

EXPLORE | Asian American Art Initiative

Explore Asian American and Asian diaspora artists and their work at the Cantor, upcoming exhibitions and events. This recently established initiative is a significant effort to acquire, preserve, display and research Asian American art.

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ON VIEW | Yinka Shonibare CBE, RA: The American Library

This installation consists of six thousand books wrapped in Dutch wax-print fabric and embossed with the names of immigrants and migrants who have made a significant impact on American culture.

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A museum visitor looking at Shonibare's "The American Library"

EVENTS | 2022 Museums by Moonlight

Join us on September 17, 2022 for a black-tie gala under the stars featuring dining and dancing surrounded by the beauty of the Rodin Sculpture Garden.

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ON VIEW | LJ Roberts: Carry You With Me

This exhibition consists of 26 six-by-four-inch embroidered portraits of artist LJ Roberts friends, collaborators, and lovers within New York’s queer and trans communities.

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LJ Roberts (American, born in 1980), Hannah (HH) Hiaasen and Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo, 2020-2021. Embroidery on cotton. © LJ Roberts. Courtesy the artist and Hales, London and New York

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