Getting Creative with Janet Morgan

The Adult Education Team at the museum offered an exciting course in October, Creating Deities: Exploring Inner Guides of Strength, Love, and Insight, hosted by the dynamic and inspiring artist and educator, Janet Morgan.

Robert Dudley MEDAttendees primed their creativity pumps with Janet while tapping into a wellspring of timeless wisdom.

Painting MEDTogether, we explored the archetypal power of Hindu and Buddhist deities in the galleries through dynamic movement, and by creating works of art that helped participants tap into their own inner deities of strength, love, and insight.

Student MED

Mary Beth Hughes MEDFor the final class, Shyama (Julia Chapin) brought her harmonium and treated us to a Kirtan of traditional Hindu devotional music in the Bakhti tradition.

Julia Chapin MEDShyama also composed beautiful original songs inspired by the works of art made by attendees. It was a magical evening.

Pat Brown Creating Deities 10.22.14 - CopyWe look forward to welcoming Janet and Shyama back to the museum!

About Laura

As Head of Adult & Academic Programs, I enjoy reaching out to the NYC university community, helping faculty and students to utilize our collections in new and exciting ways.
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