Photography exhibit at University of Mississippi Museum begins next week
A reception for “Dunhuang Through the Lens of James and Lucy Lo,” which features photographs taken of the caves by the Los in the 1940s, is Tuesday, Jan. 31 from 6-8 p.m. at the University of Mississippi Museum.
The photographs include the intricately painted Mogao and Yulin Caves in Dunhuang, China. The nearly 500 caves containing artwork are in the northwestern area of China along the ancient Silk Road and are a major Buddhist pilgrimage site.
The free exhibit runs through April 29.
The museum, at the corner of University Avenue and Fifth Street, is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.
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