Kaleidoscope of Burmese Art

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Center for Burma Studies

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Aug 23 2016 - Nov 18 2016

The series of exhibitions celebrates 30 years of The Center for Burma Studies highlighting the most iconic pieces from the Burma Art Collection at NIU focusing on multiple interdisciplinary approaches of Burmese art reflecting past and present. As a prism or kaleidoscope, this collection-based exhibition series explores Burmese Art from different perspectives and dives into a series of small, thematic presentations around the hidden treasures and masterpieces:

Journey Through Burmese Art, in the South Gallery, NIU Art Museum

Masterpieces from the Burma Art Collection at NIU, in the North Gallery, NIU Art Museum

From Tradition to Modernity: Art from Myanmar as Viewed by Contemporary Burmese Artists: A selection of paintings from The Thukhuma Collection, in the Rotunda Gallery

Donors and Collectors: A Legacy, in the Hall Case Gallery

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website.

  • Asian
  • Culture / Lifestyle
  • Southeast Asia

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