2016 Events: See Events Calendar.
Saturday, August 27th 1:00 PM, Meditation for
Beginners with Thupten Phuntsok.
Have you ever "tried" to meditate but never could get the hang of it? Do you ever wonder, "What are the benefits of meditation?" Please join us for a special meditation class on Saturday, August 27th at 1:00 PM. Admission is $10 per person and includes admission to the Museum.
Sunday, August 28th, 2:00 PM, Film Screening:
Walking in Circles.
Free with Regular Admission.
|Labor Day Weekend Hours: The Museum will be open Labor Day Weekend from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM on both Saturday and Sunday. There will be meditation class on Saturday morning at 11:30 AM. There will be no tai chi. Due to the Richmond County Fair, the S74 bus will not stop at Lighthouse Avenue. Visitors taking public transportation will have to take the bus to Wilder Avenue and then walk down Richmond Road to Lighthouse Avenue.|
|Sunday, September 11th, Film Screening: Mystery Monkeys of Shangri La, a production of Wild China Films, Mark Fletcher Productions Ltd., and THIRTEEN Productions, LLC for WNET. This spectacular film is the true story of a family of Yunnan snub-nosed monkeys living in the highest forests in the world. This is a unique monkey society, formed in response to the hardships of the Himalayas and their survival depends not just upon strong defensive strategies but upon the cooperation and interdependence of them all. [PBS Nature Description]|
Saturday, September 16th, 2:00 PM, Freed from
Have you ever wondered what is in the Museum's vaults? Join us on Saturday, September 16th for a special presentation on one of our rarely seen collection items. Museum Assistant Alison Baldassano will lead the presentation.
|Public Programs at the Tibetan Museum are sponsored, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the support of Councilmembers Debi Rose, Steven Matteo, and Joseph Borelli. Additional support is provided by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.|
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Arts & Crafts of Gifu, The Heartland of Japan
At this free exhibit, experience the arts & crafts that embody Gifu, an area known for its tradition of expert craftsmanship. The exhibition will feature stunning examples of ceramic wares from Mino, a historic center of pottery that continues to produce vibrant works.
Gifu, The Heartland of Japan
Select speakers introduce the many charms of Gifu Prefecture, including a special presentation on the Japanese diplomat & Gifu native Chiune Sugihara by Dr. Sylvia W. Smoller, a demonstration of jikabuki, & tasting reception
Chigiri-e Paper Art Workshop
In this delicate art form, Mino washi paper is gently torn into shapes and pasted onto paperboards to create beautiful pictures. You will use a traditional paper from Gifu that's been used for more than 1300yrs. Chigiri-e takes advantage of Mino washi’s distinct texture & durability to create colorful art works.
Mind of the Mangaka: Yusei Matsui, Creator of Assassination Classroom
Yusei Matsui, creator of Assassination Classroom is coming to give a talk at Japan Society. Meet the creator of one of the best-loved manga in recent years, away from the crowds of NYC Comic-con.
Peace through Floral Expression Talk & Demonstration: Sen'ei Ikenobo
Sen'ei Ikenobo, 45th Headmaster of Ikenobo ikebana, makes a rare NYC appearance for a talk+on-stage flower arranging demonstration. The program includes an overview of ikebana, and a formal reishiki-ike ceremony performed by Ikenobo masters.
Peace through Floral Expression Exhibition
With a history spanning more than 550 years, Ikenobo ikebana continues to inspire the world with masterpieces of floral design. Join us for this opportunity to view a variety of stunning floral arrangements by Sen'ei Ikenobo and other Ikenobo masters
Where's the Beef: Wagyu Fact & Fiction
Recently Wagyu, aka Japanese Beef, has become a culinary star. But how much do you know about this coveted meat? Come learn about the highest quality beef in the world and try some as well at the tasting that follows.
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
Images & Artifacts from the Recovery by Gary Marlon Suson, the Official Photographer at Ground Zero
"RARE PHOTOS" - The New York Times
Open Monday-Sunday; Daily Tours
420 West 14th Street, Floor 2
New York City, New York 10014
Tickets: Call Zerve (212) 209-3370
The museum features stunning images, artifacts and video from the Recovery at Ground Zero.