Upcoming Events

The History of Tibetan Civilization

  • Saturday, September 12, 2015 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Saturday, October 10, 2015 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 14, 2015 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 12, 2015 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Don't know much about Tibetan history? Join us this fall for a series of talks with historian and leading Tibetan Studies scholar Elliot Sperling. Drawing from his extensive knowledge on Tibetan... read more

Screening: Yartsa Rinpoche, Precious Caterpillar

  • Thursday, September 17, 2015 6:30 PM to 8:15 PM

Discovered thirty years ago as a natural remedy, Yartsa Gunbu, a rare caterpillar fungus that is found only on the Tibetan Plateau, has became a boon to Tibetan nomads. Today, some nomadic... read more

The Horse Looks Back

  • Saturday, September 26, 2015 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Located just forty kilometers from Nepal, the town of Nyanang (also known as Nyalam) in southern Tibet has served as a historic, important site on the cross-border trade route between Tibet and... read more

Event Archive

Clare Harris Book Launch

  • Thursday, December 04, 2014 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
In The Museum at the Roof of the World, visual anthropologist and curator Clare E. Harris explores how British and Chinese collectors and curators more

Gatön: Opening Reception for Transcending Tibet Preview

  • Thursday, November 06, 2014 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
We've postponed the full Transcending Tibet exhibition to the Spring of 2015. But don't clear your calendar just yet. Join us this fall for a more

"Nowhere to Call Home" Screening and Discussion

  • Saturday, September 13, 2014 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Miss Nowhere to Call Home last week at MoMA? By popular demand, we will be screening the film at Trace Foundation. The screening will be followed by more

Gatön: A Discussion with the Directors

  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
In celebration of our twentieth anniversary, join us for a roundtable with ten of the featured filmmakers, moderated by Tibetan film scholar Robert Barnett; more