Enjoy our celebratory event to officially open 'The Year of the Dragon: Special Exhibition' and access the exhibit early!
On the first day of the Lunar New Year 2024, the Heritage Museum of Asian Art invites you to attend the Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting.
Time and location: 11 AM, Sat, Feb 10th, 2024, at Heritage Museum of Asian Art
Admission: Members - Free | Non-Members - Adult $8; Student/Senior $5
About the Exhibition:
The dragon has captivated the Asian continent for thousands of years. This exhibition explores the representation of the dragon over the span of a millennium and three Asian countries. It demonstrates how the form and function of dragon imagery have drastically evolved over the centuries.
In this exhibition, we see the image of the dragon on a Japanese enamel cigarette case; a dragon intertwines itself on the base of a silver champagne holder from the Mandarin Hotel; a child’s LEGO toy is built in the form of a mythical dragon. The dragon is found on a household trivet from China and even on postage stamps.
The Heritage Museum of Asian Art's Entrance is on West 35th Street. Take the elevator to the third floor and turn right to the Museum Reception Desk. Accessible and standard toilets are located on the same floor. Free parking space is available next to the museum via West 35th Street.
Heritage Museum of Asian Art (3500 South Morgan Street Chicago, IL 60609)