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Sacred Traditions Exhibition - Guided Tour

Sacred Traditions Exhibition - Guided Tour

Title:
Sacred Traditions Exhibition - Guided Tour
When:
Wed 18th Oct 2017
Location:
Chester Beatty Library
Categories:
Free, Gallery/Museums
Phone:
(01) 40 70 750
Website:
http://www.cbl.ie/
Price:
Free

Description

Public Guided tours of the Library's Sacred Traditions exhibitions take place each Wednesday at 1pm & on Sundays at 3 & 4pm.


Chester Beatty Library

Location:
Chester Beatty Library
Street:
Dublin Castle
City:
Dublin
Country:
Ireland
Phone:
Tel: (+353 1) 407 0750
Email:
info@cbl.ie
Website:
www.cbl.ie
Schedule:
1 May to 30 September: Monday to Friday, 10.00am to 5.00pm 1 October to 30 April: Tuesday to Friday

Description

There are both permanent and temporary exhibitions in this magnificent gallery. The permanent ones are:

Arts of the Book – Here, visitors can view books from the ancient world including the famous Chester Beatty Love Poems (c.1160 BC), Egyptian Books of the Dead and beautifully illuminated medieval European manuscripts and fine European printed books, as well as Old Master prints. Sacred Traditions - on the second floor exhibits the sacred texts, illuminated manuscripts and miniature paintings from the great religions and systems of belief represented in the collections - Christianity, Islam and Buddhism with smaller displays on Confucianism, Daoism, Sikhism and Jainism.