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Sacred Sounds in the Himalayas

Art Talk & Tour

Monday, September 11, 2017
11:30 AM–12:30 PM

Join us for a discussion about sacred sounds of the Himalayas. Learn more about the function of sound in Buddhist ritual, with a presentation in our theater, followed by a lively group discussion in the galleries focused on our exhibition The World Is Sound.

This program is part of our monthly Art Talk & Tour series. Each edition features a different theme and includes an hour-long exploration of Himalayan art and culture, followed by a gallery tour led by Rubin Museum docent Denise Murphy, RN, PhD.

About the docent

Denise Murphy has been a docent at the Rubin since 2006 and has worked in public health for more than thirty-five years. She is a graduate recruiter and adjunct faculty member for the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing at Hunter College. She has previously worked as the Infection Control Coordinator and Associate Clinical Professor at the New York University College of Dentistry and an Occupational Health Consultant for the U.S. Public Health Service Region II. She also served in Africa and India with the Peace Corps and built houses with Habitat for Humanity in Paraguay. She serves on the Boards of the Bellevue Alumnae Association and Nurses House and has published in professional journals, including a recent article inspired by the Rubin Museum’s exhibition Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine.

Free with Museum Admission