Divine Women, Divine Wisdom

June 26, 2019–May 24, 2020

Temporarily Closed
Art from South Asia and the Himalayan region that celebrates the beauty, fecundity, wisdom, power, and compassion of women within the context of Hindu and Buddhist traditions.

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  • Two Taras 18th century Nepalese sculptures

    Two Taras, Nepal, 18th century; gilt copper repoussé; 11 3/4 in. high (each); on long-term loan to BAMPFA from a private collection.

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  • Two Taras 18th century Nepalese sculptures
    Saturday, April 4, 1 PM

    CANCELED: Berkeley Art Studio Drawing Workshop

    Explore the exhibition Divine Women, Divine Wisdom and develop your observational skills through quick drawing in this workshop offered by the Berkeley Art Studio.

    All film screenings and public programs at BAMPFA have been temporarily canceled. Learn more

  • Wednesday, June 26, noon

    Curator’s Talk: Julia White on Divine Women, Divine Wisdom

    Senior Curator for Asian Art Julia White leads a walkthrough of this exhibition celebrating the wisdom, power, and compassion of women in Hindu and Buddhist art from South Asia and the Himalayan region.