Preview: Asia Society Moving Borders: Tibet in Interaction With its Neighbors

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Date(s) - 05/04/2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Asia Society


Cover Image: The Sakya Lamdre lineage (Lam ‘bras rgyud). 16th–17th century CE. Tsang, Tibet. Pigment on cloth. H. 35 x W. 22 7/8 in. (89 x 58 cm). MU-CIV/MAO “Giuseppe Tucci,” inv. 882/715. Image courtesy of the Museum of Civilisation/Museum of Oriental Art “Giuseppe Tucci,” Rome.

What’s up: Asia Society symposium on Tibet begins with a talk with Himalayan expert Andrew Quintman.

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Why you should go.  Tibet’s history is complex and intertwining with its neighbors. From the imperial age to the Chinese occupation, its people and culture have endured prosperity and hardship, and yet, continue to preserve their rich heritage. Join Andrew Quintman of Yale University for a special keynote address preceding the day symposium on Tibet and its history.

The ongoing Japanese Kamakura exhibit is truly remarkable.

The Japanese Kamakura exhibit was one of last year’s highlights. © WhereNYC

Useful tips:

  • Dress code: Business or casual is fine, but you should look clean, presentable and even a bit classy.
  • Business cards are always a plus.
  • With friends or alone? Either or
  • Bring cash for coat check / cloakroom
  • Fancy a nightcap or a bite to eat nearby?
  1. Bar Room 117 60th St (between Lex and Park) – cozy, decent French wine, a crapload of beers on tap and bar food.
  2. Fig & Olive Lexington between 62nd 61st. One of many locations in New York City
  3. Lexington Bar & Books 1020 Lexington by 72nd St. – Close, cozy and rustic
  4. Loew’s Regency Bar & Grill (Park by 60th) – if you want a classy hotel bar with old school elegance, no need to look further.
  5. Vero Wine Bar 1483 2nd Ave (by 77th St.)