Tibet House US

Tibet House US (THUS) is a Tibetan cultural preservation and education nonprofit. It was founded in 1987 in New York City by a group of Westerners after the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, wanted to create a cultural institution to build awareness of Tibetan culture.[1][2][3]

Tibet House US
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Tibet House US
Tibet House US is located in New York City
Tibet House US
Location within New York City
Location22 West 15th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, Manhattan, New York, USA
Coordinates40°44′14″N 73°59′41″W / 40.737138°N 73.994677°W / 40.737138; -73.994677
PresidentRobert A. F. Thurman


  1. "Tibet House US". charitynavigator.org. Charity Navigator. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  2. McGill, Douglas C. (September 28, 1987). "Dalai Lama Promotes an Exhibition". The New York Times. Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  3. "Richard Gere And Dalai Lama Announce Center for Tibetan Culture". Associated Press. Associated Press. September 28, 1987. Retrieved 24 September 2019.