Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Art For Peace


I am passing along this information even though, as you read on, you will see that it is not current.  It has come to my attention that the project is ongoing, and artists throughout the world are invited to participate. In fact, the “black box” containing the instructions has arrived in Rochester.  If it is of interest to the group, I can arrange to have it presented at a Tuesday morning meeting.

It is my understanding that there is no financial requirement to participate.  When your project is finished, the box is sent on to another artist.

The goal is to have participation in every nation in the world. I am seriously considering doing one myself. I do not have all the answers, but the box comes with an explanatory CD. If anyone, or the group, is interested I can be reached at:
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The Missing Peace: Artists Consider The Dalai Lama: is an international art exhibition and educational project celebrating and exploring the many paths of peace.

Eighty-eight artists from thirty countries  are contributing new and disarming works of art to the Missing Peace.

Inspired by the Dalai Lama, the artworks present diverse “portraits” of human capacities for compassion , non-violence, empathy, patience, courage, restraint, and  responsibility.

“We must make this new century a century of peace and dialogue.” – the Dalai Lama

The Missing Peace will touch millions and give people the opportunity to think about, talk about, experience, and create peace.

The multi-year journey of the exhibition opened at UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, Los Angeles, in June, 2006. Next stops include: The Loyola University Museum of Art  (LUMA) in Chicago, October 28-January 15, 2007 and the Rubin Museum of Arts (RMA)  and school of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City, March 3-September 4, 2007. The tour is expected to go to more than ten major cities of the world.

The K -12 Missing Peace curricula will engage school children around the world in discussions about peace and ethics.

Become a partner in peace. Visit http://www.tmpp.org.

The Missing Peace is a collaborative project of the Committee of 100 For Tibet and the Dalai Lama Foundation.  If you are interested in purchasing a work of art from The Missing Peace to support the journey, please contact:

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