Founded in 2014, Heritage Museum of Asian Art showcases a wide range of art forms, spanning many cultures and time periods of Asia. The museum’s collection includes archaic and modern jades, Neolithic pottery, imperial porcelains, Chinese snuff bottles, scholar’s objects, textiles, bronzes and more. Classical Chinese furniture also adorns the galleries. The museum provides an interconnection between the arts and cultures of Asia for the residents of Chicago and for visitors from all around the world.
Heritage Museum of Asian Art is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Support for the museum’s collections and general operations is provided by generous individuals, corporations, and donations from the visiting public.
The mission of the Heritage Museum of Asian Art is to preserve and promote the tradition of Asian art for the enrichment of present and future generations.
Heritage Museum of Asian Art has received many book donations to it’s library collection, including the Clark Center for Japanese Art and Culture’s complete library. Housed on the second floor of the museum, the research library will hold approximately 10,000 volumes when it is completed. The library will be open to scholars and academics from institutions around the world, as well as local Chicagoans, with certain visitor guidelines in place to ensure the preservation of the library. Join our email list for updates.