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Opening Night Celebration

Shrine Room Projects: Wishes and Offerings

Friday, October 26, 2018
6:00 PM–10:00 PM

Celebrate the opening of the exhibition Shrine Room Projects: Wishes and Offerings with free admission and activities throughout the Museum.

In the exhibition, two contemporary installations by artists Tsherin Sherpa and Charwei Tsai reflect sacred sites, objects, and practices, complementing the Tibetan Buddhist Shrine Room located at the center of the gallery. After taking in some art, reflect on your own wishes and offerings at the K2 Lounge with music from DJ Tasha Blank, or attend a concert or film in the theater.


Opening Night Schedule

  • Happy Hour in the K2 Lounge | 6:00″“7:00 PM
  • DJ Tasha Blank performs in the spiral lobby | 6:00″“10:00 PM

Tickets available for purchase

Tickets available for purchase


Support for Shrine Room Projects: Wishes and Offerings is made possible by Lois and Bob Baylis, Ann and Matthew Nimetz, Christopher J. Fussner, Audio-Technica, and contributors to the 2018 Exhibitions Fund.


Artwork Credits
Tsherin Sherpa (b. 1968, Kathmandu, Nepal); UFO (Unidentified Fettering Organization) No. 2; 2016; acrylic, ink, and gold pen on cotton; courtesy of the artist and Rossi & Rossi; photograph courtesy of Rossi & Rossi
Charwei Tsai (b. 1980, Taipei, Taiwan) in collaboration with Tsering Tashi Gyalthang (b. 1980, Dharamsala, India); detail of Incense Mantra; 2013; HD black-and-white video with sound, 8 min.; courtesy of the artist

Museum admission is free every Friday night from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. during K2 Friday Nights.