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Summer Hours
Mon-Fri: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Weekend:  Closed
May 30: Closed in Observation of Memorial Day
Jasmine Dining Hall: Closed (5/20-8/19)

 
Auspicious Dreams: Tribal Blankets from Southern China exhibit

Auspicious Dreams: Tribal Blankets from Southern China

Curated by Vichai and Lee Chinalai of Chinalai Tribal Antiques and Jinyoung Jin, director of cultural programs at the Charles B. Wang Center, Auspicious Dreams: Tribal Blankets from Southern China celebrates precious, rarely seen Chinese textiles, specifically blankets made by South and Southwest Chinese tribes.

Auspicious Dreams: Tribal Blankets from Southern ChinaCurated by Vichai and Lee Chinalai of Chinalai Tribal Antiques and Jinyoung Jin, director of cultural programs at the Charles B. Wang Center, Auspicious Dreams: Tribal Blankets from Southern China celebrates precious, rarely seen Chinese textiles, specifically blankets made by South and Southwest Chinese tribes.... Learn More
Again by Seongmin Ahn exhibit

Again by Seongmin Ahn

Again is a typographical mural by Brooklyn-based artist Seongmin Ahn, expressing her manifesto of overcoming the global COVID-19 pandemic. The mural is a cross-cultural exchange and community bonds, and it incorporates both Eastern and Western styles, motifs, ornaments, and symbols.

Again by Seongmin AhnAgain is a typographical mural by Brooklyn-based artist Seongmin Ahn, expressing her manifesto of overcoming the global COVID-19 pandemic. The mural is a cross-cultural exchange and community bonds, and it incorporates both Eastern and Western styles, motifs, ornaments, and symbols.... Learn More
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Simplicity Over Complexity

Brooklyn-based Korean American artist Jongil Ma revives the Charles B. Wang Center's outdoor garden with architecturally woven sculptures, using varying lengths and types of thin wooden strips, both in their raw state and dyed in color.

Simplicity Over ComplexityBrooklyn-based Korean American artist Jongil Ma revives the Charles B. Wang Center's outdoor garden with architecturally woven sculptures, using varying lengths and types of thin wooden strips, both in their raw state and dyed in color.... Learn More
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Zen Rock Garden

Located on the first floor, in between the meeting rooms 101 and 102 at the Charles B. Wang Center, this Japanese rock garden (枯山水 karesansui) was created by Gerard Senese and his wife Hiroko Uraga-Senese as a tribute to the appreciation of Japanese culture.

Zen Rock GardenLocated on the first floor, in between the meeting rooms 101 and 102 at the Charles B. Wang Center, this Japanese rock garden (枯山水 karesansui) was created by Gerard Senese and his wife Hiroko Uraga-Senese as a tribute to the appreciation of Japanese culture.... Learn More
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The Studio: Through a Surrealistic Lens

White, flat, dreamlike spaces, serving as thresholds between the inner, subjective self and the external, physical world, were a subject that fascinated the South Korea-based project group GREEM (a name that literally translates to “picture” in Korean).

The Studio: Through a Surrealistic LensWhite, flat, dreamlike spaces, serving as thresholds between the inner, subjective self and the external, physical world, were a subject that fascinated the South Korea-based project group GREEM (a name that literally translates to “picture” in Korean).... Learn More

Behind the Scenes: The Making of a Shadow Puppet Show

Shadow Puppetry, an ancient form of storytelling, is part of the rich theatrical tradition of many Southeast Asian countries. Colonizers and travelers from France encountered this art form in the eighteenth century and brought it back to Europe with Ombres chinoises (literally “Chinese shadows,” though the French mainly imitated Indonesian, Thai, and Burmese styles). These Ombres chinoises were particularly popular in England and France until the end of the nineteenth century.

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Charles B. Wang Center

Stony Brook University
100 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4040

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Cultural Programs: (631) 632-4400
Facility Reservation: (631) 632-1196
Lost & Found: (631)-632-1941
WangCenter@stonybrook.edu