Nov
3
Sat
2018
Saturday Morning Meditation 11:30 AM @ Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
Nov 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Please join us for a Saturday morning meditation with Ven. Thupten Phuntsok. The benefits of meditation include lowering stress and improving your emotional intelligence. The session lasts about an hour, chairs and cushions are provided. $12/$10 for members.

Public Hours
Nov 3 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Museum is open to the public fro 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Last entry is 4:45 PM.

Tibetan Music and Dance with EX-TIPA @ Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
Nov 3 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Please join us for an afternoon of traditional Tibetan music and dance by EX-TIPA, a group of musicians and dancers trained at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts and now living in NYC.

The Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts (TIPA) is one of the pioneering cultural institutes established through the vision of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. The institute was founded on 11th August 1959, registered under the society Act XXI of 1860 Government of India. Based in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh (India), the institute aims to preserve and promote Tibetan musical heritage and associated arts.

Classified as one of the key components of the traditional “five minor sciences”(Rik ne Chungwa Nga), dance and music are integral parts of Tibetan culture and tradition. The lessons and training provided at the institute include the comprehensive and undiluted transmission of traditional folk dance from Tibet’s three provinces of Dotoe, Domed and Utsang. The institute also carries forth the lesson and training in the tradition of Ache Lhamo or Tibetan opera. Furthermore, the students are also taught in traditional folk instruments and songs from Tibet’s different region. Highly trained and polished, the professional artistes of the institute serve as cultural ambassadors of Tibetan diaspora.

This event is sponsored is a program of the Museum’s Cultural Immigrant Initiative sponsored by Councilmembers Steven Matteo, Joseph Borelli, and Debi Rose.

Tai Chi with Bob Murphy
Nov 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Enjoy an afternoon Tai Chi Class with Bob Murphy. Most Saturdays the class is held outdoors so please dress in layers and wear a rubber-soled shoe.

$12/$10 for members.

Nov
4
Sun
2018
Special Yoga Class with Melissa Ruiz @ Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Melissa Ruiz is inspired by health and wellness. She grew up playing sports and was formerly a WNBA cheerleader. She studied yoga under the guidance of Marina De Lima and Anayra Calderon, graduating from Yoga In the World RYS. Her training is Hatha, Ashtanga and Vinyasa based. Melissa is an athletic enthusiast so expect a powerful flow with lots of core work. Melissa is obsessed with her Shiba Inu named King and in her spare time is training for the NYC marathon. She is devoted to helping her students reach their highest potential and mission is to uplift and empower all beings around her.

Please bring your own mat, towel, and blocks.

Space is limited so please purchase tickets here.

Public Hours
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Museum is open to the public fro 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Last entry is 4:45 PM.

Film – Ani Lhacham @ Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Ani Lhacham – When she was a child, Lhacham was eager to read and write. For economic reasons, her parents thought otherwise. So she decided to run away to join a nunnery in order to receive the education she was dreaming of. The film is a tender and poetic portrait of Lhacham and her first journey into town. French with English subtitles.

Nov
7
Wed
2018
Public Hours
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Museum is open to the public fro 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Last entry is 4:45 PM.

Nov
8
Thu
2018
Public Hours
Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Museum is open to the public fro 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Last entry is 4:45 PM.

Nov
9
Fri
2018
Public Hours
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Museum is open to the public fro 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Last entry is 4:45 PM.