Museum of Asian &
119 South Main Street
Memphis, TN 38103
Telephone: (901) 523-ARTS
Tuesday - Friday
10am - 5:30pm
Saturday - Sunday
Noon - 5pm
Group Rates, Special Hours, Afternoon Teas & Luncheons Available
Fast becoming a popular field trip destination for Memphis-area students, the
of Asian &
Judaic Art has developed an educational activity guide to help
teachers prepare their students for the museum experience. The guide is filled
with useful information about a variety of the art objects in the museum and
important dates in Chinese history. The guide also includes background
information on Chinese language, folklore and songs, as well as illustrations
detailing the intricate process used to carve jade. In addition, the guide
features instructions on projects and activities for students to do when they
return to the classroom following their visit to the museum.
- Luncheons and Afternoon Tea
At the Belz Museum, groups of 25 or more can travel to an ancient
culture and feast their eyes on the exquisite treasures, then enjoy their
choice of a Chinese feast any emperor or empress would savor, or a light
contemporary lunch, or leisurely afternoon tea. For menu, price information or
reservations call 260-7419.
- Dynasty Room
The museum’s opulent Dynasty Room is a perfect location for meetings, seminars,
lectures, receptions and other special events. The Dynasty Room can accommodate
approximately 30 people for banquet-style seating or 50 people theater-style.
For rental information and to reserve the Dynasty Room call 260-7419.
- Museum Gift Shop
The Belz Museum Gift Shop is home to a wide variety of one-of-a-kind
gift items perfect for birthdays, anniversaries or any special occasion. The
shop features beautiful imported treasures such as ceramic and jade sculptures,
jewelry, lacquer boxes and a virtual managerie of intricately designed
cloisonné animals. Spend the afternoon in the museum, then visit the gift shop
and take some of our treasures home with you.