A remarkable permanent collection featuring ancient art: 19th C, American, French & English, 20th C, European, North American & Latin American, as well as a vast collection of works on paper and highly praised Asian art. Showing thru Jan 2013, The Artful Recluse: Painting, Poetry & Politics in 17th Century China. This exhibition showcases nearly 60 paintings from an era of unrivaled historical drama & artistic achievement in China that spans from the late Ming (ca. 1600-1644) & the early Qing dynasties (1644-ca.1700). Dec 15 thru Mar 2013 view California Dreaming: Plein-Air Painting from San Francisco to San Diego. Also, visit the children’s gallery, café & gift store. Open Tue- Sun, 11am-5pm.