1998 January 26 - 1998 March 31
"Sacred Mountains of the World" was an exhibition featuring twenty-seven color photographs of revered mountains around the world. From Mount Everest to Mount Kilimanjaro, the exhibit explored the cultural, religious and symbolic significance of these hallowed places. Based on the book of the same title by Edwin Bernbaum, the exhibition featured mounts from the remotest corners of the world, including locations in China, India, Tibet, Nepal, Egypt and Greece. Also included were mountains in the United States, such as Mount Rainier in Washington State and the San Francisco Peaks in Arizona. The exhibit was guest curated by Edwin Bernbaum, and was organized and circulated by EduArt Projects Inc., Davis California. Joel Cracraft, curator, Department of Ornithology, American Museum of Natural History, was coordinator for the exhibition. The exhibit was on view in the Akeley Gallery on the second floor of the American Museum of Natural History from January 26 through March 31, 1998.
Individuals and institutions involved in the creation of the exhibition: EduArt Projects Inc., Davis California; Edwin Bernbaum; Joel Cracraft; AMNH Department of Ornithology.
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