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Tibetan Medicine and Art

An Integration

Monday, September 14, 2009
12:30 PM–1:30 PM

Tibetan Medicine and Art explores Tibetan medicine, its relationship to Western medicine, and how medical concepts are expressed in the art of the Himalayan region, as displayed in the Blue Beryl Thangkas, a 17th-century series of medical paintings based on a text of the same name. The program is free with museum admission. It includes a slide presentation in the museum theater and a short tour on the gallery floors. Please call Elizabeth Cintron at 212.620.5000 x345 to reserve a spot in this program.