Out of Asia: A Symposium (Part 1 of 3)
In celebration of the special exhibitions now on view at The San Diego Museum of Art, join our Curator of Asian Art, Sonya Quintanilla, who will introduce and moderate the presentations and discussions by a panel of distinguished speakers from around the world, including:
Naval Krishna, Joint Director of the Bharat Kala Bhavan, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, who will share his decades of experience with the painting collections of the Maharajas as they relate to the works from the Museum's Edwin Binney 3rd Collection.
Khen Rimpoche Geshe Kachen Lobzang Tsetan, Abbot, Tashi Lhunpo Monastery in Exile, Bailakuppe, India will address questions of the place of devotional Buddhist art in Museum contexts in anticipation of an upcoming Tibetan shrine display.
Keith Wilson, Associate Director of the Sackler Gallery and Curator of Ancient Chinese Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. will present his research on cave temples of China and share his experiences as a lead organizer of the exhibition now on view, Echoes of the Past.