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Charles B. Wang Center Exhibition Programs

Blanket from Zhuang Tribal, early 20th century, silk supplementary weft on a fine cotton tabby ground, 45 x 67 in., Collection of Chinalai Tribal Antiques

Auspicious Dreams: Tribal Blankets from Southern China
Charles B. Wang Center Stony Brook University
Exhibition: Ongoing-May 31, 2022

Rescheduled reception and lecture:
Lecture: Tribal Blankets of South China: Power, Protection, & Prestige
Wednesday, April 13, 4pm
Reception: Wednesday, April 13, 5pm

Because of inclement weather, the opening reception and lecture accompanying the current exhibition, Auspicious Dreams: Tribal Blankets from Southern China, has been rescheduled.

The Charles B. Wang Center celebrates precious, rarely seen Chinese textiles, specifically blankets made by South and Southwest Chinese tribes in Auspicious Dreams: Tribal Blankets from Southern China exhibition. Often made with fine materials, exemplary techniques, and unparalleled artistry, these striking textiles convey the unique identities, statuses, and traditions of diverse Chinese tribal groups. Curated by Vichai and Lee Chinalai of Chinalai Tribal Antiques and Jinyoung Jin, director of cultural programs at the Charles B. Wang Center, the treasures in this exhibition take visitors on a remarkable journey across regions and time.

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