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18 West 86th Street
New York, NY 10024
between Central Park West & Columbus Avenue

(212) 501 3023

Tues, Fri 11am–5pm
Wed, Thurs 11am–8pm
Sat, Sun 11am–5pm

Admission (suggested)
$8 adults
$5 students and seniors

2018 Exhibitions & Special Events

Exhibition: February 23–July 8, 2018

Fabricating Power with Balinese Textiles

This exhibition considers the making and use of textiles on the tropical island of Bali as ceremonial objects that operate within a unique Balinese Hindu cosmology. It also explores the role of textiles as symbols of cultural resilience and continuity, and as records of important periods in Balinese history.

Curator's Spotlight Tour: Tues March 20

Situating Power in Balinese Textiles

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Curator Urmila Mohan will illuminate the aesthetic and ritual powers of Balinese textiles, and describe their unique fabrication techniques and use in significant life cycle ceremonies across the island.