February 19, 2009

The culture of Bhutan

Posted by: Karin Hoffman, Communications

The Burke and the UW Museology program are honored to be hosting a talk by the Secretary of the Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs of Bhutan, Dasho Penden Wangchuk. Secretary Wangchuk will speak about Bhutan’s cultural heritage, the museums of Bhutan, and the formation of their current touring exhibition, “The Dragon’s Gift: The Sacred Arts of Bhutan.” This is an amazing opportunity to hear first-hand about the challenges this small, Buddhist country faces in sharing its unique culture with the world. For more information on Bhutan check out this article on Smithsonian.com.

When: Monday, February 23rd from 2 to 3 pm
Where: Burke Room