EXHIBITION TALK Zen & Popular Culture: Interpretations, Re-interpretations, Misinterpretations

June 14, 2007
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Thursday, June 14
6:30 pm

In visual art, music, dance, politics and even business, “Zen” has become a ubiquitous presence in popular culture. This discussion explores how “Zen” manifests itself in the modern world, as well as how contemporary versions of Zen abroad relate to “Zen” in Japan.

Followed by a reception.

Featured panelists
Sun Ock Lee, scholar, choreographer and founder of the Zen-inspired SunMuGa dance company
Kenneth Kraft, Professor of Religion, Lehigh University.

Helen Tworkov, Founder and Board President, Tricycle Foundation

Tickets: $12/$10 members, $8 seniors & students. Purchase tickets online below or call the Box Office at (212) 715-1258.


  • Thursday, June 14, 2007
  • 6:30 pm