藏绣文化艺术院坐落在世界上最大的转经筒旁，香格里拉独克宗古城内。The Tibetan Embroidery Academy is located next to the world’s largest “prayer wheel,” in the old town of Shangri-la.是在政府支持倡导下建立的一座以藏绣文化为核心的艺术院。
It is an art academy, committed to the culture of Tibetan embroidery, and established with the support of the government.此地最早是滇藏茶马古道上的官方驿站，如今它是当地政府重点保护的历史建筑。也是目前中国藏区规模最大、影响力最深的少数民族刺绣艺术院。
This place was, in the past, an official station on the Southern Tea-Horse Road, and today the government protects it as an important historical landmark. It is also the largest and most influential ethnic minority embroidery institute in Tibetan areas of China today.
The Institute’s main building was constructed according to a traditional Tibetan design, at 1200 square meters, and employing more than 200 embroidery teachers.
The purpose of the Tibetan Embroidery Academy is to protect, disseminate, and promote ethnic minority embroidery; to cooperate with local government leaders and schools to create educational programs in Tibetan embroidery; to develop and innovate upon Tibetan embroidery; and finally, to spur social and economic development in Tibetan areas by establishing Tibetan embroidery as an important local industry.