Programs and Tours
From Artifact to Art: Tibetan Paintings from the Himalayan Hills
Held in conjunction with the UMMA exhibition Buddhist Thangkas and Treasures: The Walter Koelz Collection, Museum of Anthropology, this one-day gathering brings together specialists on Tibetan Buddhist art and material culture to explore the history of collecting of Tibetan art, including the Koelz Collection featured in the exhibition, and the role and significance of paintings and other objects in Tibetan Buddhism. Speakers include Clare Harris (University of Oxford), Robert Linrothe (Northwestern University), and Donald S. Lopez, Jr. and Carla M. Sinopoli (University of Michigan).
Participants are invited to join co-curators Carla Sinopoli and Donald Lopez for a tour of the exhibition at 2:30 pm.
The exhibition Buddhist Thangkas and Treasures: The Walter Koelz Collection, Museum of Anthropology is part of the UM Collections Collaborations series, co-organized by and presented at UMMA and designed to showcase the renowned and diverse collections at the University of Michigan. The UM Collections Collaborations series is generously supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Saturday, 30 March, 2013
9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Helmut Stern Auditorium
University of MichiganMuseum of Art
525 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1354