Exhibition Related Programs

In Search of China’s Soul: Mount Wutai, Buddhist Sacred Geography, and the Bodhisattva of Wisdom

Wednesday, May 16, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Speaker: Wen-Shing Chou, Gray Tuttle
Event Fee: Members Free; Non-Members $10
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006

The northern Chinese mountain range of Mount Wutai has been an important site of international pilgrimage for over a millennium. Home to more than one hundred temples, the entire range is considered a Buddhist paradise on earth, and has received visitors ranging from emperors to monastic and lay devotees. On May 16, join art historian Wen-shing Chou and preeminent Sino-Tibet expert Gray Tuttle to explore the changing meaning and significance of one of the world’s greatest religious sites. The event is held in conjunction with China Institute’s current gallery exhibition, Art of the Mountain: Through the Chinese Photographer’s Lens, and will celebrate the launch of Chou’s new book, Mount Wutai: Visions of a Sacred Buddhist Mountain.

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For questions please contact Aaron Nicholson at 212-744-8181 ext. 138 or by email at [email protected]


Monthly Qin & Tonic at China Institute

Last Thursday of every month, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Event Fee: Members Free; Non-Members $10
Location: 40 Rector Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10006

Qin and Tonic? You got that right! Visit China Institute every last Thursday of the month for free admission to China Institute Gallery plus a chance to mingle with old and new friends who share interests in all things China. Our evenings of fun and socializing ends with a special prize drawing! Don’t miss it!

Current exhibition: Art of the Mountain: Through the Chinese Photographer’s Lens

Upcoming Member-Exclusive Benefits:
· May 19, Xiangchun Harvest and Contemporary Chinese Art Collection Private Tour
· June 4, a private tour of Heavenly Bodies at the Met Museum
· June 7-23, discounted tickets to Romulus the Great by Yangtze Repertory Theater

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Past Programs

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