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Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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The museum’s permanent collection focuses on rare and sacred pieces from Tibet and nations influenced by Tibetan Buddhism

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Lev
2 ratings1 reviews
December 9, 2019
Hidden, secluded and beautiful.
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MariaTOP REVIEWER
6 ratings5 reviews
June 15, 2019
The Tibetan Museum is a secret oasis on Staten Island. Phuntsok is one of the best Meditation teachers on Staten Island. If you desire peace and quiet, this is the place to go.
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Maryam
2 ratings1 reviews
March 31, 2019
I'm very grateful for meditation class and the staffs, who are very nice. Museum is hidden in meddle of very relaxing yard on top of the hill which has a beautiful open view to the nature.
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  • $12.50 for admission for up to four people to the museum ($24 value)
  • $26 for an annual family membership for up to four family members ($40 value)

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About Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Housed within a complex designed to resemble a mountainside monastery, the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art immerses visitors within an environment intended to foster a widespread appreciation for the artistic and cultural creations of the Himalayan peoples. The fieldstone buildings were inspired by photographs of the Potala Palace—the historic seat of the Dalai Lamas—and the surrounding landscape features terraced gardens, lotus and goldfish ponds, and secluded nooks for meditation or high-stakes staring competitions. This connection to Himalayan architecture is also apparent in the structures' architectural details, such as a flat roof crowned with a four-sided pagoda, the trapezoidal windows, and the slate-capped doorways. When taken together, all of these architectural and landscaping features allow visitors to lose themselves in the setting while viewing the collection of artwork and culturally relevant artifacts.

The museum's permanent collection focuses on rare and sacred pieces from Tibet and nations influenced by Tibetan Buddhism, such as Nepal, Bhutan, Mongolia, and northern China. Featuring works from the 12th–20th centuries, this selection includes everything from bronze sculptures and silk-backed scroll paintings to furniture, photographs, and ritualistic objects. Allowing guests to view these items is only one aspect of the museum's mission though. Additionally, the staff members encourage visitors to engage with Himalayan culture by participating in tai chi and guided-meditation classes that the instructors lead on select days.

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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