About the Galma Lishow Art School Foundation
Tibet has a rich
cultural heritage of traditional fine arts and music. Unfortunately,
the effects of modernization and economic globalization are
threatening Tibetís traditional arts and culture with extinction.
The GLAS Foundation has been established to preserve and
promote this cultural heritage. Our generous sponsors enable
impoverished Tibetans the opportunity to become students, live in
dormitories and to receive top quality
for three years. GLAS is working to become self-sustaining by
marketing their crafts locally and abroad. Graduates will be ready
to work independently, ensuring a better future for themselves,
their families and communities.
The revenue from these handicrafts enhances the local economy
and the school's mission of increasing the viability of the Tibetan