Qinghai Tibet Cultural Museum is to collect, preserve, display, and research the culture of Tibetan Medicine,Tibetan traditional culture and history overall.
There is a famous Tibetan Art painting or Thangka on the second floor of the museum which is highlight of the Museum. The initial preparations for the Great Thangka were made in 1980 by Mr. Tsong Sherabgyal, who began the rough sketch in 1990 and in 1996 began the actual painting of this Thangka. He invited over 400 Tibetan handicrafts men and artists from all over Tibet to participate in this enormous creation, and they worked for over four years to complete the Thangka. The content of this giant painting includes Tibetan history, astrology, world formation, human creation, Tibetan Buddhism lineages, famous monasteries, temples, the story of Buddha, Tibetan Culture, the sciences of linguistics, technology, philosophy, poetry, rhetoric, and drama, the Tibetan architect Thangtong Gyelpo (Thang-stong-rgyal-po) ‘s condensed biography, a condensed version of the Tibetan epic ‘King Gesar’, Tibetan scenic and historical sites, seven wise ministers and seven strategic generals in Tibetan history, festivals and clothing, daily necessities, weapons, houses, tents, castles patterns including the eight auspicious symbols. etc. This is the largest Tibetan Thangka in the world with more than 618 meters long, 2.5 meters wide, and 1,000 kilograms in weight. It would take very long to go over all the details and exam of the painting contents.
WANGDA SHOWCASES customized,supplied and installed all the museum grade display cases|showcases|display cabinets|vitrines for Tibetan Culture Museum.The custom-made museum display case at 618 meters long for the longest color painting is the longest monomer-structured and curved display case in the world.