Date(s) - 01/13/2024
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Join curator Kimberly Masteller, the Jeanne McCray Beals Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art, and Spencer Art Reference Library staff Amelia Nelson and Stephanie Lawrence in a discussion of Yangzom Brauen’s memoir Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family’s Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom. This free library program supports the exhibition Sonam Dolma Brauen, My Father’s Death. Author Yangzom Brauen is the daughter of Nelson-Atkins featured Tibetan artist Sonam Dolma Brauen. Her memoir honors family traditions by recounting experiences and memories with themes that resonate across cultures. Sonam Dolma Brauen’s contemporary art exhibition memorializes the loss of her father and homeland through the lens of her family’s Buddhist tradition.
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