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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

exhibition image

Flyer for event

On January 25th, Dr. Catherine Raymond will be presenting her research on reverse glass paintings titled, "Visions from Another World: Forgotten Treasures in the Burma Art Collection at NIU".

The lecture is a part of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies Brown Bag Lecture. It will take place in Altgeld Hall room 125 from 12-1 PM.

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



JBS Cover 22.2 

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.