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The World is Sound Exhibition Tours

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
6:00 PM–6:45 PM

The exhibition The World Is Sound explores how sound and our sense of hearing shape our daily lives, our traditions, our history, and all of existence.

Featuring work by more than 20 artists, The World Is Sound juxtaposes new site-specific commissions and works by prominent contemporary sound artists with historical objects from the museum’s collection of Tibetan Buddhist art to encourage reflection on how we listen and to challenge entrenched ways of thinking.

This exhibition is made possible through the generosity of HARMAN. Additional support provided by contributors to the 2017 Exhibitions Fund.


Image Credit
Milarepa, Central Tibet; 15th-16th century; Parcel gilt silver with gilt bronze base; Long-term loan from the Nyingjei Lam Collection; L2005.9.62.

Free with Museum Admission