Richard M. Cooler to present “Religion Made Visible: The Traditional Sacred Art  of India”   

Richard M. Cooler to present “Religion Made Visible: The Traditional Sacred Art of India”  

The Northern Illinois University Art Museum and the Interdisciplinary Certification of Graduate Study in Museum Studies program will host a public lecture by Dr. Richard M. Cooler. Cooler, Professor Emeritus and former Director and Curator of the Center for Burma Studies at NIU, will present the illustrated program, Religion Made Visible: The Traditional Sacred Art of India that examines the concepts and visual means by which Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism are expressed in art and cultural objects from South Asia. The event takes place Wednesday, April 11 at 5:10 p.m. in Altgeld Hall 315 on NIU’s DeKalb campus. (more…)