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22 West 15th Street
New York 10011
between 5th & 6th Avenues

(212) 807 0563
tibethouse.us


Mon–Fri 10am–6pm
Closed Sat & Sun
Free admission

2019 Exhibitions & Special Events

Exhibition: March 13–May 9, 2019

Illumination, Meditation and Bodhisattvas

Opening Reception:
Wednesday, March 13, 6–8pm

In the tenth century, Buddhism emerged as a major cultural force in Asia, and Buddhist arts of both Korea and Tibet became known throughout the region for their beauty. This exhibition celebrates contemporary expressions inspired by the Goryeo Empire (918-1292). Korean Sagyeong, calligraphic transcriptions of Buddhist sutras, were produced in gold and other precious metals, and iconographic painting also reached new heights of elegance. Works by Master Kim Kyeong-Ho and Ms. Roy Rock re ecting this period are juxtaposed with pieces from the Tibet House US Repatriation Collection.