ALERTPlease note: the museum will be closed on Sunday, Feb 2 for a private event. The next Target First Free Sunday will take place on Feb 9.

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Mercury and Gold

Excerpts from the film Light of the Valley provide an overview of the renovation of the Swayambhu stupa in Nepal, which includes a gold mercury gilding process only practiced in the region. A stupa modeled after Swayambhu in Nepal is featured in Hidden Gold.
Video excerpts courtesy of the Guna Foundation.