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Image from "Kaleidoscope of Burmese Art" Exhibition Suite, Sept. 08. 2016 at the NIU Art Museum. Photograph: Robert Banke, NIU

Vanishing Art from Myanmar:
Buddhist Reverse Glass Painting Traditions Exhibition

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NOW OPEN through February 15, 2019

Dr. Alexandra Green (British Museum) will be at NIU on November 20th to discuss her research on images of the Buddha in late Burmese artwork.

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The talk will be at 5 PM in Jack Arends Building, room 111. It is free and open to the public.

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

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Every issue of the Bulletin of the Burma Studies Group is now available as a PDF.



JBS Cover 22.1 

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!


Visit our Flickr page for exclusive photographs of our collection and from various events including exhibitions and conferences.



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