79 paintings by Nepalese traditional artist Romio Shrestha based on diagrams and illustrations from 17th Century Tibetan medical texts. For further information contact Tibet House at 212-807-0563.
Tibet House Gallery
Exhibition of work by 170 artists from all around the world. Opening reception is May 30 from 3-6pm. For further information contact Harry Nasse at the gallery at 212-925-6951.
Display of Tibetan art and artifacts. For further information contact John Griffin at 212-466-5857 or fax 516-466-5830.
Silk Road Gallery
June exhibition “Reconstructing Nature” by Tony Bellaver and July exhibition “Summer White” by Michael Perleman and Lane Twichell. For further information contact the gallery at 212-206-3686.
Steffany Martz Gallery
For further information contact 212-966-7744.
LIZ-N-VAL at Museum
Photographs of Mongolia by Builder Levy. For further information contact Jacques Marchais Museum at 718-987-3500.
Paintings by Alex Grey and Paul Laffoley. For further information call 212-352-1600
Stephen Stux Gallery
Deep Funk-Hop experience in celebration of Tibet. The June 21 event starts in the AlterKnit Room at 11pm and the July 20 event is from 9pm-12am. Tickets are $7 at the door. For further information contact Akim at 212-726-1206.
An exhibit of artist Joan Brown’s work with themes of children’s rights. For further information contact the gallery at 212-644-5665.
George Adams Gallery
Zaihong Shen Feng creates images which are based on her study of Feng Shui. Jennifer Mulhearn in conjuction with the proprietor, Choung Ngheim, strive to exhibit artwork which empahsises the spirituality inherent in art. For further information contact Apple at 212-473-8888.
Afro-Eastern Acid Samba celebrating Tibet. Show starts at 8pm with second performance at 9:30pm. Tickets are $7 at the door. For further information contact Benoir at 917-241-1523.
Sculpture by Elizabeth Egbert to be permanently installed in the museum’s garden. For further information contact the museum at 718-987-3500.
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan
Dedicating the summer exhibits to the Tibetan cause. Special poetry reading on freedom and human rights Wednesday, July 15 at 7pm organized by Matt Rohrer. For further information contact Joseph Szoecs at 212-242-3232.
Trans Hudson Gallery
Exhibit dedicated to the Tibetan cause.
Exhibition dedicated to the Tibetan cause. For further information contact Dave Schwartz at 212-965-9613. 22 people July 25 from 7-9pm.
Different artists coming together to express their support for and solidarity with the Tibetan people. Please call to confirm schedule of events.
Asian Arts Gallery will showcase a variety of Ancient Tibetan Art in celebration of this unique and magnificent culture. For further information call 212-941-1901.
Asian Arts Gallery
Gallery 678 is celebrating the Tibetan culture and its many contributions to the west with an art exhibit. Opening reception on July 1 at 7pm will feature musicians from the World Artists for Tibet CD, performers, and speakers. For further information contact Kumar at 212-477-8422 or Jahwa 718-361-8237.
Ongoing group exhibition of gallery artists including works of photography, marble sculpture and painting.
MBM Special Projects
Artist in residence, Simon Lee will be in gallery space during July and August, building a site specific sculpture under the Artist in Residence Program. The exhibit will open September 8 and be on view through October 10. The gallery is devoted to and supportive of the Tibetan cause. For further information contact the center at 212-879-3500.
Exhibit of wide range of paintings with Tibetan theme. For further information contact the museum at 212-864-7752.
Nicholas Roerich Museum
All media exhibit, including Tibetan children’s artwork from Dharamsala. For further information contact the gallery 212-925-2723.
Jonathan Shorr Gallery
Dedicating the summer exhibits to the Tibetan cause. For further information contact the gallery at 212-941-9753. Poetry reading by Kaven Swenson on July 19 at 3pm.
Blue Mountain Gallery
Group exhibition of photographic work supporting the Tibetan cause. For further information contact the gallery at 212-226-9402.
Prince Street Gallery
Opening reception will be held on July 3 from 6-9pm. For further information contact the gallery at 212-254-3697.
ABC No Rio
Reggae, Tibetan and Funk-Hop artists from the upcoming World Artist For Tibet CD unite for Tibet in two festive awareness generating evenings starting at 9pm. Tickets are $5 at the door. For further information contact Jahwa at 718-361-8237.
The exhibit is dedicated to the struggle of the Tibetan people. For more information contact Gary Vollo at 718-482-5709.
La Guardia Community College
Readings at 3pm by Marilyn Stablein of Vigneltes from her book: “Census Take V: Tales Of A Traveler In India And Nepal.” with Robert Mann on the drums. For further information call 914-985-2998.
Display of Tibetan arts and handicrafts, demonstration of sand mandala art, butter sculpture, Tibetan hat design and music by Tibetan and American musicians. For further information contact Tashi Rapten at 914-353-1177.
Fellowship Of Reconciliation
World Tibet Day will be celebrated at numerous sites in the U.S. and other countries, with the keynote observance taking place in New York City, at the “Great Hill” in Central Park at the entrance on 106th Street and Central Park West on Sunday afternoon, July 5. There will speeches by a number of prominent people to raise awareness about Tibet issues, along with musical performances. Among those who have agreed to speak are Robert Thurman, President of Tibet House; John Ackerly from International Campaign for Tibet; Cong. Benjamin Gilman, R of NY, Chair, House Internal Relations Committee; Cong. Donald Payne, D from NJ; Ma Jaya Bhagavati, Co-Founder of World Tibet Day; Jean Houston, Found/n for Mind Research; Very Rev. James Parks Morton, Interfaith Center Of NY; Thupten Thokmey, NY/NJ Tibetan Ass/n; Ronit Herzfeld, World Artists for Tibet; Pema Gashon, Pres., Tibetan Youth Cong.; Kay Dougherty, Students for Free Tibet; Brother Wayne Teasdale, Catholic Theological Union; Bawa Jain, VP, World Fed/n of Religions; and Elaine Chang, representing Governor Pataki. Among those who have agreed to perform are Dadon, the Dharma Bums, the Cholsum Dance Troupe, Lotus Bloom and the Tibetan Liberation Theatre — with a special appearance by Arlo Guthrie. For more information please call 212-886-5477.
As part of World Tibet Day, The Interfaith Call for Freedom of Worship in Tibet and Universal Religious Freedom has been organized. Many hundreds of houses of worship across the country and around the world will incorporate this Interfaith Call in their worship services that weekend, and in New York City, the Interfaith Center of New York has contacted 150 houses of worship, encouraging their participation. We have established a webpage for the Interfaith Call (World Tibet Day webpage (http://worldtibet.modcity.com). This page offers prayers and sermons from various religious traditions, including a message from His Holiness, the Dalai Lama and twelve prayers collected by Mahatma Ghandi. Local ministers, rabbis, etc have the option of incorporating some of these prayers and sermons into their worship services on the weekend of July 5th as part of the Call for Freedom of Worship. For more information about participating houses of worship in New York City, please call Diane Williams at the Interfaith Center of New York: 212-583-7412
Performance at 6:45pm of a protest play against the death penalty on the occasion of the execution in Texas of Reginald Reeves. Dedicated to the Tibetan human rights struggle.
The Living Theatre
Music for a better world, one voice can make a difference. For further information contact Dina at 212-594-7664 or Fabian at Uprise Productions 212-838-4871.
A soprano, mezzo soprano, tenor, baritone, bass and pianist perform arias and scenes from great operas at 7pm that reflect the universal yearning for freedom. Keynote speaker Lama Pema Wangdak speaks on Tibet’s present and future. For further information contact St. Margaret’s House at 212-766-8122 or David Bosch at 212-501-9320.
St. Margaret’s House Inc
Event starting at 8pm of mixed discipline performances supporting the liberation of Tibet with dance, music, visual and performance artists. For further information contact Nina David (Priya) 212-724-2800.
Sufi Books Gallery
An exhibit dedicated to the Tibet and the Tibetan cause will be showing at the A.I.R. gallery. For information contact the gallery at 212-966-0799.
Installation of photographs by Joshua Carp of Dharmasala suspended from a tree and will remain until time and nature remove them. For further information contact the museum at 718-987-3500.
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan
The sculpture, Buddha’s Tears, will spend two months on display at the D. M. Carulli Studio. A postcard of the Dalai Lama will be distributed from the studio beginning April 1st. For further information contact the D. M. Carulli Studio at 212-366-9424.
M. Carulli Studio
The Case Center Gallery at Skidmore College will be exhibiting the work of Phyllis Kulmatiski. The exhibited pieces are on the theme of the suffering of the Tibetans and include life size clay busts of jailed Tibetan nuns. Other interested area artists can contact Phyllis at 518-346-0529 for possible inclusion.
Skidmore College Case
Art exhibit by local artists who wish to express their support for Tibet. The opening will be held on July 18 from 4-6pm, with an evening of music and performance art to follow from 6-10pm. The Williamsburg Art and Historical Center is located on the corner of Bedford Avenue at the base of the Williamsburg Bridge. For more information contact Yuko Nii at 718-486-6012.
Williamsburg Art and Historical
A contemplative approach to writing workshop using Eastern meditation and mindfulness practices taught by writer-in-residence Diana Hume George dedicated to the Tibetan cause. For further information contact the center at 800-836-ARTS or email Janette Martin at Blsaid@madbbs.com.
The Writer’s Center At Chautauqua
Photography, drawing and installation to bring attention to Tibet. This exhibit will also feature Tibetan children’s artwork from Dharamsala. For further information contact the gallery at 212-647-7030.
Denise Bibro Gallery
Exhibition co-curated by Gallery Director Ronald Sisinski and independent curator Valerie Constantino. Featured artists have been selected based on their shared reverence for spiritual practices and philosophies in common with those of the Tibetan people. The curators intend to create a contemplative atmosphere, one in which viewers might reflect upon the relationship between inner peace and the external adversities encountered by Tibetan people. For further information contact the gallery at 212-226-111.
Come and experience the history and techniques of various traditional Tibetan crafts on Wednesdays from 1-4pm. Included in these workshops are Mandala Sand Painting, Calligraphy, Butter Sculpture and Tank-ka Painting. The instructors are Lama Pema Dorje and Tenzin Dhodak from the Nechung Foundation in collaboration with World Artists for Tibet. For further information contact the American Craft Museum, Education Department at 212-956-3535.
American Craft Museum
Uprise Productions and the World Artist for Tibet Band unite in this energetic evening for Tibet. Opening ceremony with Tibetan Monk, Tibetan artist Dadon and variety of music ranging from reggae to rock. Starts at 8pm and tickets are $10 at the door. For further information contact Fabian Alsultan at 212-838-4871 or email: email@example.com.
Poetry readings from 5-7pm. For further information contact Henry Bryon 718-403-0230.
Reggae, Tibetan and Funk-Hop artists from the World Artists for Tibet CD unite for Tibet in a festive awareness generating evening starting at 10pm. Limited free admission by calling Jahwa at 718-361-8237 from noon to 10pm. Leave name and number of guests in party.
A soprano, mezzosoprano, tenor, baritone, bass and pianist perform at 7:30pm arias and scenes from great operas that reflect the universal yearning for freedom. Keynote speaker Lama Pema Wangdak speaks on Tibet’s present and future. For further information call 212-228-8200.
The Amato Opera Theatre, Inc.
Kavehaz will be holding an exhibit dedicated to World Artists for Tibet and the Tibetan cause. Opening reception August 6 from 6-8pm. For further information contact the gallery at 212-343-0612.
Exhibit with opening reception on August 4 from 5:30-7:30pm. For further information contact 212-925-8645.
Reggae, Tibetan and Funk-Hop artists from the World Artists for Tibet CD unite with others for Tibet in a festive awareness generating evening starting at 9pm. Tickets are $7 at the door. For further information contact Jahwa 718-361-8237.
All For Tibet
128 gallery is will be holding an exhibit in cooperation with World Artists for Tibet. For more information contact Helene Hui at 212-674-0244.
A ritual gathering and environmental dance-theatre performance on August 8 at 1pm in Central Park at the East Meadow located at 97th Street and 5th Avenue. Participants should bring rattles, drums and other instruments for an open music jam. For further information contact Marin Bach 212-592-0348.
The Sage Ensemble
Staten Island visual artist, Helen Levin, will mount an exhibition of a series of original hand dyed, hand painted abstract flags to highlight the ongoing plight of the Tibetan people. For further information contact the museum at 718-987-3500.
Jacques Marchais Museum Of Tibetan
Bardo Motel presents a journey through death and after death realms featured in the Tibetan Book Of The Dead. For further information contact 914-331-4706.
Tivoli Artist Coop
New York International Fringe Festival with work dedicated in honor of Tibet. For further information contact 212-420-8877. Specific performance dates, times and location TBA mid June 1998. For tickets beginning August call 1-888-FRINGENYC.
A musical offering at 5pm for a free Tibet celebrating the verses of Nicholas Roerich. For further information contact the museum at 718-987-3500.
Jacques Marchais Museum Of Tibetan
A painted banner by various Art Quest to be displayed at a site to be announced. For further information contact Doreen Perrine at 718-369-3702.
Art Quest: Art Education Service
A project in the gallery space at The Times Square Hotel creating a chain of life-size paper dolls. Participants trace their bodies on paper and decorate the figures. The finished dolls are hung holding hands. Femme Vitale would like to encourage others to do their own paper doll chains in venues outside New York. Any such groups let them know about their projects so they can be included in a documentary video about the project. For further information contact: Maureen McCarron, 128 Thompson St. #7, NY, NY 10012.
The Times Square Lobby Gallery
A series of ten watercolors dedicated to the cause of the Tibetan people. Can be viewed starting April and through the summer at various outdoor art shows on Long Island and in the artist’s Mt. Sinai studio. For further information contact Leni Friedland at 516-928-8564.
Celebrate an evening in support of the Tibetan cause. For further information contact the gallery at 212-980-5454.
Robert Miller Gallery
On August 8th, Tibetan prayer bells will be hung from tree branches in various remote spots around New York City, waiting to be heard, then forgotten, then remembered, much later, out of context. The event will be documented online at http://www.dreamcarp.com/lostart
Ed Pickett / Lost Art Foundation