Adult Lectures

Check out the list below for upcoming lectures at the CMA. Interested in viewing past lectures? Visit the YouTube playlist here.

See also our annual lecture series.

E.g., 11/22/2018
E.g., 11/22/2018
Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Sun., April 14, 2019, 2:00 pm
Gartner Auditorium

The spectacular Buddhist caves of Dunhuang, on the Silk Road in the Gobi Desert in northwest China, are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This lecture presents the sites’ sculptures and wall paintings, among the finest and earliest examples of Buddhist art in China.

Speaker: Mimi Gardner Gates, Director Emerita, Seattle Art Museum