Depictions of the Buddha
Buddha Shakyamuni or Akshobhya, 13th century, Nepal, Gilt-copper alloy, Norton Simon Art Foundation, © Norton Simon Art Foundation
- 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Buddha was a historical figure who lived sometime during the sixth to fifth century BCE; the religion based on his teachings, Buddhism, has had a lasting global impact. Learn how representations of the Buddha retained recognizable characteristics to the visual styles of the various cultures within which Buddhism took hold.
- The program is free with admission and limited to 20 participants.
- Please sign up at the Information Desk no later than 15 minutes prior to each session.
- Meets in Entrance Gallery