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.


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.