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PILGRIMAGE OPENING RECEPTION & EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

JAMES DEAN CONKLIN

NANCY JO JOHNSON

 

PILGRIMAGE

 

OPENING RECEPTION

FRIDAY JAN 6TH, 2017

7.00PM - 9.00PM

 

Exhibit Dates: Jan 6th - Feb 5th, 2017

 

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, Jan 6th | 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Opening Reception with Zen monk Maarten Olthof.

Olthof will share his personal insights and how he learned to “go without fear” as he progressed along his unique journey, a walking pilgrimage spanning over one thousand kms. 

Book Signing: Olthof will be available to sign copies of his recently translated book about his journey, ‘Go Without Fear’.

 

Saturday, Jan 7th | 3:00pm - 5:00pm

‘Go Without Fear’ Documentary Film Trailer Presentation and Workshop w/ filmmaker james dean conklin, featuring the art of the documentary and the challenges of filming in India and Nepal on an indie film budget.

 

Sunday, Jan 8th | 10:00am - 12:00pm / 2:30pm - 5:00pm

Morning Meditation: Maarten Olthof leads a guided meditation in the Bodhgaya room at Square Peg Gallery.

Afternoon: Live Music and Mantras w/ the Roshni orchestra & Buddhist mantras by Maarten Olthof

Book Signing: Olthof will be available to sign copies of his recently translated book about his journey, ‘Go Without Fear’.

 

Monday, Jan 9th | 8:30am  Departure*

3-hour drive upstate to the Grafton Peace Pagoda, Grafton, NY w/ meditation, circumambulation and Buddhist philosophy. This is an ‘off-campus’ event; we will meet in the morning at Square Peg and then drive north.

(*Interested parties should contact james dean conklin at jamesdeanconklin@gmail.com for details)

 

Tuesday, Jan 10th | 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Buddhist way: Maarten Olthof discusses his work in Nepal, building schools, hospitals and solar-cooking relief stations for Bhutanese refugees. With a short presentation by locally based Greyston Bakery, hi-lighting their Buddhist philosophies and socially responsible employment practices.

 

Wednesday, Jan 11th | 9:30am - 10:00am

A short goodbye ceremony for Maarten Olthof. 

 

Friday, Jan 13th | 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Discussion with artists Nancy Jo Johnson and james dean conklin

 

Sunday, Feb 5th | 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Closing Event to include a screening of the ‘Go Without Fear’ documentary trailer, live music and snacks.

Check back often as additional weekend events will be added.

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For additional information contact:

Mairead Daly-Diep, Gallery Director mdiep@squarepeggallery.com or 212 300 3834

 

Earlier Event: December 18
Closing & Bon Voyage Reception!