As early as the 9th century, practitioners of Islam, Buddhism and other religions decorated manuscripts and sacred texts with precious metals and lavish paintings. This exhibition showcases these historical artifacts, and examines the various techniques and approaches to the illuminated texts.
"Illuminated: The Art of Sacred Books"
|Venue name:||The Rubin Museum of Art||Contact:|
150 W 17th St
|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. Fri 6–10pm free|