Cultural Immigrant Initiative Programming Spring 2019

The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art was pleased to receive Cultural Immigrant Initiative Awards from our three local city Councilmembers; Councilmember Matteo, Councilmember Rose, and Councilmember Borelli. This year’s programming occurred in April (Immigrant Heritage Month) and May (Asian-Pacific Heritage Month) and in addition to exploring Tibetan traditions, the program also focused on Sri [...]

2019-06-28T13:58:35-04:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Events, Music, Things To See in Staten Island|

Tibetan Museum to Participate in Blue Star Museums Program

BLUE STAR MUSEUMS The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art is pleased to participate in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America. The program runs from Memorial Day, May 29, 2017, through Labor Day, September 4, [...]

2019-03-28T20:03:10-04:00May 26th, 2017|Categories: Art, Events, News, Things To See in Staten Island, Travel|

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 [...]

2019-03-28T20:03:55-04:00August 31st, 2016|Categories: Things To See in Staten Island, Tibetan Art|Tags: , |

Things to Do In Staten Island: Part 1

This is a multipart blog about the things to do in Staten Island. In this part, we look at visiting the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art during the summertime. The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art is located at the top of Lighthouse Hill (Lighthouse Avenue) in Staten Island. The surroundings make this an [...]

2019-03-28T20:07:11-04:00July 23rd, 2014|Categories: Things To See in Staten Island|