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Bodhisattvas, Beings of Compassion
A bodhisattva is a compassionate being who vows to help others find peace and enlightenment. Create a painting of a person you admire after viewing the silk paintings or tangka (pronounced tan-ka) in our Tibetan altar.
More About Newark Museum
Newark Museum is New Jersey's largest museum and offers educational and entertaining experiences in the arts and natural sciences. Previous exhibitions included Patchwork from Folk Art to Fine Art, Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present, and Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America, among others. The museum, which has a planetarium, also hosts various public and kids programs throughout the year.
Other events here
- Skywatchers of Africa Weekly on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 2:00 pm–2:40 pm
- Secret of the Cardboard Rocket Weekly on Saturdays and Sundays, 1:00 pm–1:35 pm
- Secret of the Cardboard Rocket Weekly on Saturdays and Sundays, 3:00 pm–3:35 pm
- Stars of the Pharaohs Weekly on Saturdays and Sundays, 4:00 pm–4:40 pm