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Light Duration Guidelines
<p>Freer Gallery of Art &#038; Arthur M. Sackler Gallery &#8211; Smithsonian Institution Light Duration Guidelines for Exhibited Works of Art The following guidelines were written by members of the Department of Conservation and Scientific Research and the Curatorial Department to establish a procedure for determining the length of time that works of art may be &#8230;</p>

Age Old Cities: A Virtual Journey from Palmyra to Mosul
<p>Sackler, gallery 28 Journey to three cities in the Middle EastPalmyra and Aleppo in Syria and Mosul in Iraqin this virtual exhibition organized by the Arab World Institute, Paris, and created in collaboration with UNESCO. These cities, among the oldest uninterrupted human settlements in the world, have recently been devastated by war. To preserve these &#8230;</p>

Ars Orientalis 44
<p>The Arts of Death INTRODUCTION (FREE ACCESS) Between Heaven and Hell: Salvation, Damnation and Memorialization in the Arts of Death IN MEMORIAM Dr. Melanie Michailidis (19662013) DIGITAL INITIATIVES Keshani, Lubar, Micklewright, Whiteman Dynastic Politics and the Samanid Mausoleum Melanie Michailidis Signs of the Hour: Eschatological Imagery in Islamic Book Arts Christiane Gruber An Unusual Group &#8230;</p>

Goryeo Art and Culture Study Day
<p>.col-row{width:100%;clear:both;} .col-left{width:23%;padding-right:2%;float:left;padding-bottom:20px;} .col-right{width:75%;float:right;padding-bottom:20px;} Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Thursday, February 20, 2020 The Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonians national museum of Asian art, invites advanced graduate students in Buddhist studies and East Asian studies to participate in Goryeo Art and Culture Study Day on Thursday, &#8230;</p>
A collage of three images - the head of the NMK avalokiteshvara, a smiling golden figure with a crown; a diagram of the same image with measurements, and a black and white xray

Symposium: Korean Buddhist Images and Dedication Practice
<p>Thursday, February 20, 6 pm Korean Cultural Center, Washington, DC Friday, February 21, 9:00 am5 pm Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Program Bios Abstracts A single objecta beautiful gilt wood sculpture of Gwaneum, the bodhisattva of compassion and the most popular deity in Korean Buddhismis the focus of this symposium. Carved in the late &#8230;</p>

Symposium: Korean Buddhist Images and Dedication Practice
<p>Program .col-row{width:100%;clear:both;} .col-left{width:23%;padding-right:2%;float:left;padding-bottom:20px;} .col-right{width:75%;float:right;padding-bottom:20px;} Thursday, February 20 Korean Cultural Center, Washington, DC 6 pm Keynote Understanding the Dedication Materials (bokjang ) Found in Korean Buddhist Images Jeong Eunwoo, Dong-A University, Busan Friday, February 21 Freer Gallery of Art, Meyer Auditorium, Washington, DC 9 am Registration and breakfast 9:30 am Welcome 9:45 am Panel 1 A &#8230;</p>