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Sacred Access

Relics and Reliquaries in Buddhism and Christianity

Saturday, March 10, 2018 3:30 pm

Using the four Fra Angelico reliquaries reunited during the Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth exhibition as a point of departure, Cynthia Hahn and Kevin Trainor embark on a wide-ranging conversation addressing the power of sacred objects. Explore ideas of divine access and of relic culture in Buddhist and Christian traditions.

Speakers:

Cynthia Hahn, Hunter College and CUNY Graduate Center
Kevin Trainor, University of Vermont

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives support from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts.