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The image above was taken at the Kaleidoscope of Burmese Art Exhibition Suite opening reception on September 08. 2016 at the NIU Art Museum. Photograph: Robert Banke, NIU

Vanishing Art from Myanmar:
The Buddhist Reverse Glass Painting Tradition

reverse glass painting of two men

November 15, 2018 - February 15, 2019, NIU Art Museum

Presented with the International Symposium, "Looking Through The Glass: Asian Reverse Glass Painting Traditions” on November 16, 2018. 
Dr. Raymond’s research was funded by a Rakow Grant from the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY.

For more information, visit the Art Museum's website.

The 13th International Burma Studies Conference was held August 3-5, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.

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The Center has now made available all issues of the Bulletin of the Burma Studies Group in PDF form.

Access all Bulletins here! 




Journal of Burma Studies Volume 21.2 (abstracts)

Featured Past Exhibit:
Buddhist Art of Myanmar

Asia Society New York, New York
February 10 through May 10, 2015

The Center for Burma Studies proudly loaned
 several objects to this exhibit in New York City!


Check out our Flickr page for exclusive photographs from our events including exhibitions and conferences.



In memoriam of Dr. F. K. Lehman (Chit Hlaing), we created a tribute page where anyone can contribute photographs and memories.
This page can be accessed