New York Area Resources on Tibet
The New York City area offers a range of educational and cultural resources relating to the academic, artistic, religious, and popular aspects of Tibetan life and culture. Of particular note are the following institutions:
- Latse Contemporary Tibetan Cultural Library
A cultural center open to all audiences with an interest in Tibetan culture.
- Newark Museum – Asian Art Collection
Contains one of the finest collections of Tibetan art in the western hemisphere.
- Tibet House
Center for many Tibetan cultural activities in downtown Manhattan.
- New York Public Library – Asian and Middle Eastern Division
The mid-town Manhattan research branch has an excellent collection of works on Tibet in English, Chinese, Tibetan, and European languages.
- Asia Society
Features a wide variety of exhibits and programs on Asia, including Tibet.
- Buddhism in New York
A student webpage prepared for a class at CUNY which introduces a number of Tibetan Buddhist resources available locally.
- For broader listings, including restaurants, stores, religious centers, see the Tibet House Directory.