"Illuminated: The Art of Sacred Books"

The Rubin Museum of Art, Chelsea Sunday May 6 2012 11:00 - 18:00
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.
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. Fri 6–10pm free
Event website: http://rmanyc.org