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Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art

Monday, April 18, 2016

While we stayed at the Peabody in Memphis, we walked over to the Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art at Peabody Place.

Qing Dynasty ivory horses
Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art, Memphis

Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art, Memphis

Ivory and bone Qing Dynasty dragon with pearl boat
Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art, Memphis

The Belz has the largest collection (over 900 objects) of Asian art has the largest and most comprehensive collection of Chinese art in the South.

Here, the Judaic section, with the largest collection of Daniel Kafri pieces outside Israel.
Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art, Memphis

Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art, Memphis

Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art, Memphis

The Lox and Grits: The Jewish Communities of Memphis and the Mid-South exhibit is now housed here as well.
Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art, Memphis

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