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Naxi Conference

Day One

Friday, May 13, 2011
12:00 PM–11:00 PM

A conference to mark the opening of the Rubin Museum of Art’s spring exhibition Quentin Roosevelt’s China: Ancestral Realms of the Naxi(May 13–September 19, 2011). While the exhibition showcases the art and artifacts of the Naxi as they lived seventy years ago, at this conference, anthropologists, linguists, preservationists, and industry professionals will exchange knowledge and ask questions about the current situation of the Naxi and look to the future.


Friday, May 13 (no tickets necessary)
11:00 a.m.
Opening day of the exhibition Quentin Roosevelt’s China
Dongba priest He Limin blesses the exhibition
6:00 p.m.
Informal gathering in the K2 Lounge to meet participants and exhibition curators

Registration covers programs on May 13, 14, and 15
$35 per person
$31.50 RMA Members
$20 Students advance booking
$7 Student rush
Call during Box Office hours: 212.620.5000 x344
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Travel support for this conference has been granted, in part, by the Asian Cultural Council.