Once the Buddha Was a Monkey: The Many Lives of the Buddha in Early Buddhist Art

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 12:00pm1:00pm
North Building - Lower Level
Ticketed with member discount. For tickets, call 720-913-0130.

Susan L. Huntington, Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor Emeritus at Ohio State University and a specialist in Buddhist art and the art of South Asia, will look at representations of some of the Buddha’s animal incarnations, which he took prior to his human lives, in artworks, focusing primarily on the early Buddhist art of India (ca. 1st century BCE through 1st century CE).

Free for AAA members, $7 DAM members,$5 teachers and students, $10 general public. Pay at the door.

Reservations requested: 720-913-0040 or blittle@denverartmuseum.org.

Sponsored by the Asian Art Association, a DAM support group.