Tara Protecting from the Eight Fears; Kham Province, Southeastern Tibet; late 19th–early 20th century; pigments on cloth with silk brocade; Rubin Museum of Art; gift of Dr. Michael Henss, Zurich; C2014.8
TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2021
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
How do curators approach representing Tibetan collections? What digital initiatives related to Tibetan art and culture do museums offer or plan to offer in the future?
Explore these questions at an upcoming virtual roundtable discussion hosted by the Modern Tibetan Studies Program at Columbia University and the Rubin Museum of Art. Four curators from three American museums will share the processes behind the acquisition and presentation of Tibetan collections.
The panel includes:
· Karl Debreczeny, Senior Curator, Rubin Museum of Art, New York
· Elena Pakhoutova, Senior Curator, Rubin Museum of Art, New York
· Kurt Behrendt, Associate Curator, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
· Jeff Durham, Associate Curator, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
Free with registration