Tibet and Himalaya Related Activities on the CU Boulder Campus and along the Front Range of Colorado


Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche

CU Libraries to Host Public Talk by Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche, 6:30pm on Wednesday, August 31st

July 16, 2016

Happiness, Connection & Meditation A Public Talk by Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche Wednesday, August 31 | Norlin Library on CU Boulder Campus 6pm Smoke Purification Ceremony, Norlin East Entrance by Sundial 6:30pm Public Talk, British Studies Room, 5th floor of Norlin Library Reception and Book Signing to Follow Meditation can increase...


Salon Tibétain on Tibetan Art & the Bernier Archive, April 27

April 20, 2016

Please join the Tsadra Foundation for an evening of food and discussion Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 at 6:30PM. Ariana Maki of CU Boulder will be speaking about Tibetan and Himalayan art in the Bernier Archive.


From Ink to Stickers: Gonkar Gyatso at Denver Art Museum, April 6

March 17, 2016

Contemporary Tibetan artist Gonkar Gyatso will discuss his work as it has evolved from his formal training in brush painting in China to the influence of pop culture and street art in the West. Identity, politics, humor, and aesthetics have all played a central role in Gyatso's work and he...

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CU Environment & Society Program and CUPC Host Presentation on Nepal Earthquake April 13

The CU Environment & Society Program and CU Population Center will co-sponsor a presentation entitled: “Enhancing Community Resilience Among Flood and Earthquake-Affected Communities in Nepal and Haiti” on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 from 11am-12pm in IBS 155B . Courtney Welton-Mitchell , Research Associate, Natural Hazards Center Leah James , Research...

Andrew Barrett

NSIDC Seminar on Glacial Runoff in High Asia March 9

Feb. 29, 2016

The next National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Cryospheric and Polar Processes Seminar led by Research Assistant Andrew Barrett will focus on the topic of glacial runoff and contributions to water in High Asia. The title of the talk is "How much water do glaciers and snow cover contribute...

Dr. George Varughese

Asia Foundation's Dr. George Varughese to present on April 1 "In the Wake of the Quake"

Feb. 25, 2016

The Asia Foundation's country representative to Nepal, Dr. George Varughese will be coming to CU to give a talk at IBS entitled "In the Wake of the Big Quake: The Political Economy of Recovery and Development in Nepal." Friday, April 1, 2016 from 10:00 – 11:30 AM Room: IBS 155B...

Nepal night 2015

CU Nepalese Student Association to host annual Nepal Night March 6

Feb. 20, 2016

Golok prayer flags

Tsadra Foundation Salon Tibétain February 24

Feb. 19, 2016

The Tsadra Foundation's Boulder Reserach Library will host a Salon Tibétain on Wednesday, February 24th at 6pm to highlight the recent work of two Naropa University graduates. With the support of the Believe in Tibet Foundation Laura and Celso traveled to Golok and documented Gesar performances and school conditions in...

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Professor Ben Nourse to speak at Denver Art Museum on Feb 17

Feb. 11, 2016

DU Visiting Assistant Professor Ben Nourse will speak at the Denver Art Museum on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 12:00 p.m. as part of the museum's Asian Art Association lecture series. His talk will explore the world of Tibetan printed materials, from the initiatl production of hand-carved printing blocks to the...

Tenzing Rigdol, Afloat

"Contemporary Tibetan Art" with Tenzing Rigdol at DU and DAM

Sept. 30, 2015

Contemporary Tibetan art is a quickly rising field of interest for art collectors, scholars, and the public alike. In 2014, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City acquired its first contemporary Tibetan work from artist Tenzing Rigdol: Pin Drop Silence . Rigdol’s output in the past decade includes...