The Rubin Museum of Art Announced Partnerships to Research, Preserve & Display Collection of One of the Oldest Monasteries in Nepal

 

 

 


In 2022, The Rubin Museum of Art announced a partnership with Itum Bahal Conservation Society, Kathmandu, and Lumbini Buddhist University, Kathmandu, to research, preserve, and display the collection of one of the oldest, largest, and most important monasteries in Kathmandu, Nepal.

On July 29, 2023, the Itumbaha monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal, inaugurated the Itumbaha Museum – the first public galleries for the display of the monastery’s extensive historic collection. Its galleries will house a display of 150 objects spanning over six centuries from the monastery’s collection.

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