Buddhist Art

Museum Rietberg

Grant period

2017 - 2019



The Understanding Buddhism Through Art education program sought to foster better understanding of cultural and religious diversity by providing primary and secondary students in Zurich with direct and meaningful engagement with Buddhist art, through which they learned Buddhist teachings and ethics. The three-year program, designed to complement the school syllabus, included museum workshops, development of tools for learning in the gallery, classroom and online materials, as well as professional training for school teachers.

Reflecting on the concept of non-self at Next Stop Nirvana © Simon Gaus Caprez/ Museum Rietberg

School teachers taking a training session in the Himalaya Collection of the Museum © Photo: Minjolle/ Lunax/ Museum Rietberg

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