07/26/2012 - 07/26/2013
Join a museum guide for an in-depth tour of a temporary exhibition on view. Tours last approximately thirty minutes. Exhibition tours are free with museum admission and do not require reservations.
01/02/2013 - 12/31/2013
For visitors new to Himalayan art and those already familiar with its iconography and expression, a Highlights tour provides a survey of the museum's collection, with varying themes offered each day. Sample tours include Ornamentation in Himalayan Art, The Bodhisattva: The Savior Figure in Himalayan Art, and Objects and Obstacles in Himalayan Art.
Highlights tours are free with museum admission, do not require reservations, and last approximately one hour.
01/21/2013 - 12/02/2013
From the historical Buddha to Mahasiddhas, Yogis, and Lamas, teachers hold a revered place in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. During this one hour gallery talk, learn about the various teachers and gurus that are frequently venerated in paintings and sculptures from the Himalayan region.
02/04/2013 - 12/16/2013
Buddha Families refer to Buddha-nature, or traits that are innate in each of us. Many of these traits are crucial in understanding the nature of tantric Buddhist art. During this one hour gallery talk, learn about the Buddha Families and how they relate to paintings and sculptures from the Himalayan region.