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Virtual Tour and Meditation for Seniors

Presented with Culture Pass

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
11:30 AM–12:15 PM

Culture Pass and the Rubin Museum invite adults 65+ to reflect on ideas of the self and what it means to be truly awake. Learn about buddhas, mandalas, wrathful deities and how they support the path to enlightenment in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Get a peek inside the gallery, see up-close details of the artworks in Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment, and learn tips for visiting the galleries in person! Closed captioning will be available.

Culture Pass is a program for cardholding patrons of New York City’s public libraries, the Brooklyn Public Library, New York Public Library, and Queens Public Library. Support for Culture Pass is provided by The New York Community Trust,Charles H. Revson Foundation, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. To learn more, visit

Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment is curated for the Rubin Museum of Art by Elena Pakhoutova, Curator of Himalayan Art, Rubin Museum of Art.

Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment is organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Awaken: A Tibetan Journey Toward Enlightenment is supported by the Ellen Bayard Weedon Foundation, The Prospect Hill Foundation, Bob and Lois Baylis, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, as well as by generous donations from the Museum’s Board of Trustees, individual donors, and members.

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This program will be streamed live on Zoom and recorded. Register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate, which will be sent to your email the day of the event.