"Hero, Villain, Yeti: Tibet in Comics"

The Rubin Museum of Art, Chelsea Monday May 21 2012 11:00 - 17:00
Kids can peruse 50 comic books on the museum's ground floor to find the caped crusaders and mythical creatures—including Mickey Mouse, Lara Croft and the Green Lama—that have traveled to find the mystery and magic of Tibet. The exhibit includes first edition figurines of popular comic characters, a film about the depiction of Tibet in comics and visual comparisons between comic storylines and an actual Tibetan narrative scroll.
Venue name: The Rubin Museum of Art
Contact:
Address: 150 W 17th St
NY
10011
Cross street: at Seventh Ave
Opening hours: Mon, Thu 11am–5pm; Wed 11am–9pm; Fri 11am–10pm; Sat, Sun 11am–6pm
Transport: Subway: 1 to 18th St
Price: $10, seniors and students $5, children under 12 free
Event website: http://rmanyc.org