USC Pacific Asia Museum

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46 North Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, California 91101
Open Wednesday through Sunday 10am to 6pm
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Where can you hear poetry inspired by cricket cages followed by a first hand account of life as a professional artist? Pacific Asia Museum’s new Audio Tour!

This new generation of tours is delivered via your own phone. Not only is it familiar and easy to use, but you can listen to what you want, when you want. Just look for the Audio Tour logo throughout the museum, then call 626-628-9690 and enter the number of what interests you. Or you can find it online at, if you’d rather listen that way.

Singing Bowl
Handcrafted in Nepal: singing bowls are a truly unique gift.
Chinese Wooden Toys
Chinese Wooden Toys that Move: Big Noodle Eaters and Kissing Cats are visitor favorites.

spotto Shop at the Museum Store
Named one of the “Best of L.A.” by Los Angeles Magazine, Pacific Asia Museum Store is the place to shop for special one-of-a-kind gifts. This season choose from a variety of new hand-selected items - authentic and Asian-inspired clothing and jewelry, a handsome 14" high Tang Dynasty style horse, Japanese antique porcelain and furniture, and other attractive accessories for the home.

Find art books, children’s books, autographed books from the museum's "Authors on Asia" programs and much, much more. Visit or call the Museum store at ext. 20 for assistance with all your shopping needs.



spotto News Archives


Education Department Overview
Wells Fargo Award


Fall 2008:

Renewing the Jade Gallery
Campaign for the Future – Goal Reached
New Online Exhibition: Rank and Style

Summer 2008:

Journeys: The Silk Road
Donor Profile: The Docent Council

Winter 2008:

Conservation and Restoration
Introducing Kendall Brown
Festival of the Autumn Moon

Fall 2007:

Donor Profile: Robert Sheen

Summer 2007:

In Memoriam: Sofia Adamson

Spring 2007:

Courtyard Garden Project
Donor Profile: Patricia Ayers Gallucci

Winter 2007:

Donor Profile: Georgiana Erskine
James Irvine Foundation Awards Major Leadership Grant

Fall 2006:

Donor Profile: Setsuko Oka

Summer 2006:

Planning for the Future
Heritage Society

Spring 2006:

Member Opening Reception

Summer 2005:

Korean Culture Night
New Acquisitions
Object Conservation
New Additions: A Buddhist Nun Called Rengetsu
Library Adds to Collection

Spring 2005:

New Acquisitions
Collections on the Web
Nature of the Beast Online Exhibition
Major Grant Award Received

Winter 2005:

New Acquisitions
PAM Welcomes Dr. Stephen A. Kanter
Library Receives Generous Gift

Fall 2004:

New Acquisitions

Summer 2004:

New Acquisitions
New Board Member Peter Sartin
In Memoriam

Spring 2004:

PAM Welcomes New Board Members
Service Council Recognition Dinner
New Acquisitions

Fall 2003:

New Acquisitions
Annual Volunteer Recognition
The Exquisite Collection of Emma Dagan