A Curator-Led Viewing of the NGV’s Exhibition Buddha’s Smile

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Buddha late 19th century-early 20th century, Dehua, Fujian province, China. Porcelain (Dehua ware), 13.0 × 13.9 × 11.7 cm. NGV, Melbourne. Bequest of Howard Spensley, 1939.

A Curator-Led Viewing of the NGV’s Exhibition Buddha’s Smile

Join Wayne Crothers and Carol Cains, Curators of Asian Art at the NGV, for a special viewing of the new exhibition Buddha’s Smile. The exhibition introduces the story of Buddha in his multitude incarnations, and Buddhist-inspired artwork from the NGV’s collection and private Melbourne collections. Focusing on the tranquillity and silent transmission of Buddhist philosophy through the simple gesture of a smile, the exhibition presents the unique styles and mediums used to create Buddhist art throughout Asia.

How to Book: Please email Boris Kaspiev at vic.taasa@gmail.com or phone on 0421 038 491, by 9 June 2017.



16 June, 2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am AEST
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National Gallery of Victoria
180 St Kilda Rd
Melbourne, Victoria Australia
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