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Shambhala by Gonkar Gyatso
Phone (617) 267-9300
Price $22, $20 students and seniors, $0-$10 ages 7-17, under 7 free
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Museums

Seeking Shambhala

Sunday, Sep 9, 2012 10:00a to 4:45p
Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA

An exploration of the mythical kings of Shambhala, the Tibetan utopia (sometimes referred to in the West as Shangri-La) through scroll painting, ancient Buddhist objects, and a selection of entertaining contemporary works.--Sebastian Smee, Globe Staff

Buddhism's version of heaven is the spiritual realm of Shambhala. Examine different versions of it in "Seeking Shambhala," an exhibit featuring recently restored 17th-century Tibetan paintings, prints by Japanese graphic artist Tadanori Yokoo, and
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Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 267-9300
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(no rating) March 30, 2012 - Boston.com - Sebastian Smee, Globe Staff

I can’t remember the last time the Museum of Fine Arts put on an exhibition incorporating psychedelic silkscreens, Tibetan thangkas, Pink Floyd, unicorns and snow lions, instructions on how to open a condom wrapper, digital animation, dwarves, a collaboration with Nepalese nuns, and a prospective apocalypse.

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