Tibetan Museum Year in Review: 2016

TIBETAN MUSEUM YEAR IN REVIEW I would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very happy and healthy holiday from the Board and Staff of the Tibetan Museum. We are encouraged by your continued support of the Museum and we thought you would like to see what your donations have helped us accomplish [...]

December 15th, 2016|Categories: Art, Events, India, Tibetan Art|

INDIA 2016 Tibetan Museum Travel Group

INDIA 2016 In September 2016, the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art took a group of 14 intrepid travelers to India. We traveled with Padam Shresth and A Hospitality Club, and Indian based travel company. Our tour started in Mumbai where we visited Elephanta Caves, and the Prince of Wales Museum. We then participated in [...]

November 8th, 2016|Categories: Art, Dalai Lama, India, Tibetan Art, Travel|Tags: |

Freed From the Vault – August 2016

FREED FROM THE VAULT AMITAYUS Tshe dpag med  85.04.0647 Painted and Gilded Copper Alloy China, 1780 – Dated by inscription  85.04.0648 Painted and Gilded Copper Alloy China, 1770 – Dated by inscription   Amitayus, the Buddha of Eternal Life, is extremely popular, since his special ability it to prolong life. Many Buddhists commission images of [...]

August 31st, 2016|Categories: Things To See in Staten Island, Tibetan Art|Tags: , |

Freed From The Vault

Freed From the Vault Have you ever wondered what is hidden away in the Tibetan Museum vault? We think that is a great question and to satisfy your curiosity, each month we will feature an item from the vault, not seen by the public in more than 20 years. In July, we featured this Vajra [...]

August 14th, 2016|Categories: Events, Tibetan Art|Tags: , |

Jacques Marchais Travel Program

Travel With Us! The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art's Board voted three years ago in late 2012 to organize an annual trip to Tibet or to other Buddhist countries to provide an educational but fun experience for interested travelers each Fall. In 2013, we visited Beijing, Tibet (Lhasa,Gyantse & Tse Dang), Bhutan and Thailand. [...]

December 9th, 2015|Categories: Events, Tibetan Art|

Tsering Phuntsok — The Art of Thangka

The Jacques Marchais Museum is pleased to announce a special exhibition Tsering Phuntsok: The Art of Thangka which will be on view beginning this Saturday, November 14th and run through December 20, 2015. On December 6th, there will be a special event with the Artist. Most traditional Tibetan paintings fall into two categories, thangka [...]

November 11th, 2015|Categories: Events, Tibetan Art|

Film Screening of Blessings: Tsoknyi Nangchen Nuns of Tibet

Join us Sunday, September 27, 2015 from 2:00PM-3:00PM for the Film Screening of Blessings: Tsoknyi Nangchen Nuns of Tibet. Running time is 104 Minutes, in Tibetan and Chinese and English subtitles. Directed by Victress Hitchcock, a small group of Americans join Tsoknyi Rinpoche III on his visit to a remote region where he supports a [...]

September 16th, 2015|Categories: Events|

Film Screening of Sky Dancer and Ani Lhachman

Join us for a Double Feature, beginning at 2:00 PM. Sky Dancer: Teacher of Timeless Wisdom directed and produced by Jody Kemmerer (2010). Meet Khandroma Kunzang Wangmo, one of few women recognized as a great Buddhist master. Interviewed by her student, we see daily life and service for her remote Tibetan community. Following this film, [...]

September 16th, 2015|Categories: Events|