The Divine Feminine in Himalayan Art
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free with Museum Admission
Female empowerment is an urgent issue today, and we can find inspiration from the many strong women who have made their mark in history and culture through the ages.
Discover stories and rituals of powerful female figures in Himalayan art on this special gallery tour. Inspired by global mythologies and cross-cultural references, we will explore concepts of the divine feminine in Buddhist and Hindu art and beyond.
Vajrayogini (detail); Kham Province, Eastern Tibet; late 19th century; pigments on cloth; Rubin Museum of Art; Gift of Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation; F1997.19.2 (HAR 290)