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Senior Thursday Awaken Virtual Tour

Monthly event for adults 65 and older

Thursday, April 1, 2021
11:30 AM–12:15 PM

Explore the Rubin Museum’s new exhibition, Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment, and take a meditative journey through a mandala. Reflect on ideas of the self and what it means to be truly awake. Learn about buddhas, lamas, mandalas, and wrathful deities and how they support the path to enlightenment in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Get a peek inside the gallery and see up-close details of the artworks.

Register to attend this virtual tour.

Senior Day is supported by the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation.

Image Credits
Tsherin Sherpa (American, b. 1968, Nepal); Luxation 1; 2016; acrylic on sixteen stretched cotton canvases; each 18 x 18in. (45.7 x 45.7 cm); Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Adolph D. and Wilkins C. Williams Fund; 2017.195a”“p
Vajrabhairava; Sino-Tibetan; 15th century or later; polychromed wood; 53 1/4 x 50 3/4 x 30 3/4 in. (135.3 x 128.9 x 78.1 cm); Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation and Arthur and Margaret Glasgow Fund; 93.13a”“oo

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