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Explore Buddhist Art (Virtual Tour)
Tuesday, October 05, 2021, 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM
Encounter the beauty and diversity of Buddhist religious art across Asia on this docent-led online tour from the Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art (Freer/Sackler). From Buddhism’s origins in India and Nepal to its eventual arrival in Japan and Indonesia, participants can follow the journey of Buddhist art throughout the continent. Featuring works from the exhibit Encountering the Buddha: Art and Practice Across Asia and selections from the permanent collections, participants will receive an introduction to sites of contemplation and sacred power in Buddhist art and practice. Hosted by Chevy Chase At Home.