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Image from "Kaleidoscope of Burmese Art" Exhibition Suite, Sept. 08. 2016 at the NIU Art Museum. Photograph: Robert Banke, NIU

Vanishing Art from Myanmar:
Buddhist Reverse Glass Painting Traditions Exhibition

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November 15, 2018 - February 15, 2019

Public Reception
Thursday, November 15
NIU Art Museum, 5 - 7p.m.

Presented with the International Symposium,
"Looking Through The Glass:
Asian Reverse Glass Painting Traditions”

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November 16, 2018
Altgeld 315, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Dr. Raymond’s research was funded by a Rakow Grant from the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY.

The 13th International Burma Studies Conference was held August 3-5, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.

IBSC Flyer

Every issue of the Bulletin of the Burma Studies Group is now available as a PDF.



JBS Cover 22.1 

Journal of Burma Studies Volume 21.2 (abstracts)

Featured Past Exhibit:
Buddhist Art of Myanmar

Asia Society New York, New York
February 10 through May 10, 2015

The Center for Burma Studies proudly loaned
 several objects to this exhibit in New York City!


Visit our Flickr page for exclusive photographs of our collection and from various events including exhibitions and conferences.



In memoriam of Dr. F. K. Lehman (U Chit Hlaing), we created a tribute page where anyone can contribute photographs and memories.