“Revealing Krishna” IC + CMA Exhibit Opening 11/2021

Sep 8, 2021

In partnership with CMA, the IC has developed a digital exhibit revealing the history of a sculpture in their collection depicting the Hindu God, Krishna (Krishna Lifting Mount Govardhan). In this 15-minute mixed reality experience, museum-goers will learn about its origins in Cambodia, and its incredible journey as it is smashed, sold, abandoned, and finally put back together on the other side of the world. Opens November 14th, 2021.

Read more and plan your visit here.


Digital rendering of “The Story of the Cleveland Krishna.” The mixed-reality tour culminates with a life-size holographic representation of the original cave temple on Phnom Da, where visitors are invited to walk around an artist’s re-creation of the sculpture as it might have stood. Photo and digital rendering: The Cleveland Museum of Art
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