The Mindful Connections program at the Rubin Museum offers a creative outlet to its patrons with dementia and provides support for their caregivers.
Kurt Behrendt, art historian and associate curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, breaks down the complex world of Himalayan Buddhist art and introduces us to the devotional deities in the center of it.
Buddhist practice and Buddhist art have been inseparable in the Himalayas ever since Buddhism arrived to the region in the eighth century. But for the casual observer it can be difficult to make sense of the complex iconography. Not to worry—Himalayan art scholar Jeff Watt is here to help. In this “Himalayan Buddhist Art 101” […]