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Pearls On A String: Artists, Patrons and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts

April 1st-8th, 2016

Tue–Sun through May 8

Asian Art Museum

This exhibition invites viewers to consider the question, “Who’s behind the art?” Through 64 impressive 16th through 18th century artworks — including manuscripts, paintings, jeweled objects, sculpture, textiles, and metalwork — you’ll discover traces of the writer, painter, and patron. $25, 415-581-3500,

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