Lecture: Reflection on Buddhist Art of Mainland Southeast Asia, 1800–1900
Held in conjunction with the installation The Way of the Elders: The Buddha in Modern Theravada Traditions on view through April 29, this lecture given by M. L. Pattaratorn Chirapravati, director of the Asian Studies program at California State University–Sacramento, examines offerings to Buddhist temples in Thailand and Myanmar in the nineteenth to twentieth centuries.
Brown Auditorium | Free, no reservations
Sponsored by the Southern Asian Art Council
Image: Buddha Shakyamuni and his Principal Disciples, Maudgalyayana and Sariputra, with scene from the Sama Jataka on Devotion,Thailand, late 19th century, opaque watercolor on silk,111 1/2 x 37 in. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of Margot and Hans Ries. (M.86.342.2).