Asia Society X NGV: Faith & Art – Buddhism, Mindfulness and AsiaVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Awaken your body and mind, explore Buddhist art and practice.
Buddhism encompasses a variety of beliefs, philosophies and spiritual practices and its importance in Asian culture is reflected in the art that has been produced. What are the origins and principles of Buddhism and how are these reflected in art and the modern mindfulness movement?
Marking Buddha’s birthday, join Senior Lay Teacher Sandeep Karki for a brief introduction to the principles of Buddhism and a virtual guided meditation session, followed by a short tour of works in the NGV Collection with Wayne Crothers, Senior Curator of Asian Art.
Date: Wednesday 26 May
Time: 12 - 1 p.m. AEST
Please note this event will run as a webcast only. Registration is essential. For any enquiries, please contact email@example.com
About the series:
How do faith, religion and belief systems shape communities and how is this reflected in the art that is produced? Inspired by works in the NGV Collection, explore the relationship between faith, art and society in a series of conversations.
This event is in partnership with
About our Speakers
Asia Society Australia acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.
For event details visit https://asiasociety.org/australia/events/asia-society-x-ngv-faith-art-buddhism-mindfulness-and-asia