Tara Statue From 1600s Tibet- Collection of the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Jacques Marchais Museum Of Tibetan Art

 

 

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Name: Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
Phone Number: 718-987-3500
Fax Number:
Email: [email protected]
Web Site: tibetanmuseum.org/
Google listing: goo.gl/maps/9guPdVDWeVnK56Sy5
Address: 338 Lighthouse Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306
Town/Neighborhood: Lighthouse Hill
Section of Island: Mid-Island
Hours of operation/class times/service times: Wednesday to Sunday, 1pm-5pm, masks required
Description: The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art’s mission is to present the art, culture and history of Tibet to a world audience in order to educate about and inspire appreciation of Himalayan cultures and to foster better global understanding. The founder, Jacques Marchais (1887-1948) intended the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, established in 1945, to serve as a bridge between Tibetan art and culture and the world.The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art preserves its unique collection of rare and sacred artifacts and provides careful stewardship of its historic buildings and gardens. In addition to presenting Jacques Marchais’ history, it is the intention of the museum to give visitors an understanding of Tibet and the Himalayan region. This “Jewel on a Hillside” replicates the monasteries of Tibet while it contains the unique artifacts that reflect the art, history, culture, and religious articles that have been destroyed in their homeland. This singular place in the USA preserves site and artifacts in memory of the founder and as a collection held in a contextual setting.
Main category 1: Art Museum
Main category 2: Religious Museum
Main category 3: Education
Main category 4: Non-Profit
Keywords (separate by comma): tibetan museum, tibetan art museum, museum of tibetan art, art museum, religious museum, buddhist artifacts, tibetan artifacts, buddhist statues, buddhist mandalas, buddhist monastery, buddhist talks, buddhist teachers
Latitude, Longitude: 40°34′35″N 74°08′19″W
Public Transportation: (Include Buses, Train Stop): s74 to Richmond Rd and McKinley Avenue stop
Closest Major Intersection: Richmond Road and Richmond Hill Road
Floor Business is On: 1st Floor
Wheelchair Access: No
Restroom On Site? Yes
Parking (On-street Free, Metered, Lot): On-street Free.
Type of Non-Profit: 501c3 museum
Organization’s Mission Statement: The JMMTA’s mission is to present the art, culture and history of Tibet to a world audience in order to educate and inspire appreciation of Himalayan cultures and to foster better global understanding. The founder, Jacques Marchais (1887-1948), a remarkable American woman and early 20th century collector, intended the Museum to serve as a bridge between Tibetan art and culture and the West. The JMMTA preserves its unique collection of rare and sacred artifacts and provide careful stewardship of its historic buildings and gardens. It is the intention of the museum to give visitors an understanding the Himalayan region. The museum replicates the monasteries of Tibet while it contains artifacts, that art, history, culture and religious articles that have been destroyed in their homeland.
Link To Yelp Reviews: yelp.com/biz/jacques-marchais-museum-of-tibetan-art-staten-island
Link To Facebook Page: facebook.com/TibetanMuseum/
Link To Instagram Page: instagram.com/jacquesmarchais/
Number of Staff/Volunteers:
Executive Director’s Name and title (owner/manager/etc.): Meg Ventrudo, Executive Director
Link to events page on web site, if applicable: tibetanmuseum.org/copy-of-collection-3
Accepted payment for Admission/Donation, if applicable: (Cash, Credit., PayPal, EasyGo, Bitcoin): cash and all major credit cards, Admission $6 for adults, $4 for seniors and students
Year established: 1945