Saturday, August 19, 2017
Thailand: Brilliant Land of the Buddha
Tokyo National Museum
13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku,
Jul 04, 2017 To Aug 27, 2017
Detail: Commemorating the 130th year of diplomatic ties between Japan and Thailand, the two countries collaborated with concerted efforts on this exhibition. Throughout the long history of Thailand, Buddhism was in closely tied with the people’s daily lives. A diverse Buddhist culture flourished, and extravagant works of fine and applied arts were produced. This exhibition gathers a choice selection of Buddhist art, together with treasures that are rarely exhibited outside the country, to introduce the role of Buddhism in the development of cultures in Thailand.