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    Exhibition - Heaven and Hell

    Presented by at San Antonio Museum of Art

    June 16 - September 10, 2017

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    Exhibition - Heaven and Hell

    Heaven and Hell surveys artistic expressions through works from across Asia of Pure Land Buddhism. Based on belief in Amitabha, the Buddha of the Western Paradise promises salvation in his heavenly paradise after death to all those who simply call upon his name. 


    Image Caption: Amida Buddha with Attending Bodhisattvas
    Japan, Edo period, late 18th century
    Wood with gold, pigment, metal, and headstones, 22 x 18 x 9 in.
    San Antonio Museum of Art, gift of Lenora and Walter F. Brown, 2013.38.262
    Photography by Peggy Tenison

    San Antonio Museum of Art

    200 W. Jones Ave.
    San Antonio, TX 78215

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    Please note there is a $5 surcharge for those 18+ to view the exhibition Heaven and Hell: Salvation and Retribution in Pure Land Buddhism.

    Phone: 210-978-8100

    Parking: personal vehicle

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