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Crow Museum of Asian Art Exhibitions and Events

Calendar of Events at the Crow Museum of Asian Art 

September-December 2018

 

Reservations

To learn more about our programs and to register or purchase tickets to an event, please visit our museum website at crowmuseum.org, or call 214-979-6430.

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Jacob Hashimoto: Clouds and Chaos (September 28, 2018 – April 7, 2019) will feature a large-scale site-specific installation and the U.S. premiere of his latest woodblock prints.

 

Our Asian Art Museum: The Crow at Twenty (September 28, 2018 – August 11, 2019) will connect twenty master works from the permanent collection with twenty community and Museum leaders and friends.

 

The Art of Lacquer (September 28, 2018 – January 6, 2019) introduces lacquerware objects from the Museum’s collection to showcase one of the most enduring and distinctive forms of craftsmanship in the world.

 

Immortal Landscapes: Jade from the Collection (September 28, 2018 – January 6, 2019) will highlight outstanding Chinese carved jade representations of mountain landscapes and forms from nature.

 

Avatars and Incarnations: Buddhist and Hindu Art from the Collection (September 28, 2018 – February 24, 2019) will explore the concept of divine avatars in Hindu and Buddhist art represented in the collection.

 

WORKSHOPS/LECTURES

 

Educator Program

Sat Sept 8, 10 AM-1 PM

Engaging Educators: Mandalas, Mindfulness, and the Mystical Arts of Tibet

Center for Contemplative Leadership + Online

  • Educators near and far are invited to explore innovative and playful PreK-12 interdisciplinary and mindfulness-based curricula, including art-making, centered around Mystical Arts of Tibet. Available in-person and online. $20 for Members, $25 for Public.

 

Well-being Workshop

Sat Sept 15, 10 AM-2 PM

Breathe: Art and Well-being Workshop

Pearl Art Studio

  • Veterans and first responders are invited to gather for monthly workshops centered around art, qigong, and making. Free for Veterans and First Responders.

 

Artist Talk

Fri Sept 28, 7-8 PM

A Conversation with Jacob Hashimoto

  • Artist Jacob Hashimoto and curator Jacqueline Chao discuss Hashimoto’s newest site-specific installation and exhibition JACOB HASHIMOTO: Clouds and Chaos. $9 for Members, $12 for Public.

 

Studio Workshop

Fri Sept 28, 8-10 PM

Artist 2 Artist: Clouds and Chaos

Pearl Art Studio

  • Bring a friend or make some new ones as you create a collaborative work of art in the spirit of JACOB HASHIMOTO: Clouds and Chaos. $17 for Members, $20 for Public.

 

Book Talk

Sat Sept 29, 11 AM-12 PM

Stan Went Fishing: Stories and Images of Waking Up

Lotus Shop

  • Join Author and Leadership Consultant Nancy Dorrier for readings and insight into her writing practice that led to the creation of her new book about life and the art of living in the moment. FREE.

 

Studio Workshop

Sat Sept 29, 1-3 PM

Family Creative Writing Workshop

Pearl Art Studio

  • Families, join Author Nancy Dorrier and experience the joy of reading some of your favorite books followed by a chance to write, draw, and create your own stories to share. Members: $20 for Family; Public: $24 for Family.

 

Studio Workshop

Sun Sept 30, 1-4 PM

Creative Writing Workshop

Pearl Art Studio

  • Stan Went Fishing, Stories and Images of Waking Upgrew out of a daily writing practice to clear heads and open hearts: a practice that author Nancy Dorrier will be sharing and exploring in this workshop. Admission includes a copy of the book. $34 for Members, $40 for Public.

 

New Series with the Director

Four sessions on Tuesdays: Oct 2, Oct 16, Oct 30, Nov 13, 2-4 PM

The Art of Compassion: A Study on Being with Amy Lewis Hofland

  • This fall series curated by Museum Director Amy Lewis Hofland, offers new ways of seeing, contemplating, and being with four Asian art history-based discussions sourcing art and compassion in action and why we need it now. The course includes a reading list. Class size is limited to 10. $150 for the Series (4 Classes) for Members, $200 for Public.

 

Well-being Lecture

Fri Oct 5, 12-1PM

The Ayurvedic Way
Center for Contemplative Leadership

  • Join us for monthly Ayurvedic talks by registered Culinary Dietician and Ayurvedic Wellness Expert Sapna Punjabi-Gupta. FREE.

 

Studio Workshop

Thu Oct 11, 6-9 PM; Sun Oct 14, 1-4 PM

Mandala Weaving Workshop

Pearl Art Studio

  • Radial designs, such as mandalas, are associated with spirituality in multiple cultures around the world. This workshop will teach participants how to make a woven mandala using the symbolic meaning of the inner circle as inspiration. $38 for Members, $45 for Public.

 

Studio Workshop

Sat Oct 20-Sun Oct 21, 10 AM-2 PM

Breathe: Art and Well-being Workshop + Artist in Residence

Pearl Art Studio

  • Veterans and first responders are invited to gather for monthly workshops centered around art, qigong, and making. Free for Veterans and First Responders.

 

Weekend Workshop

Sat Oct 20, 9am-3pm and Sun Oct 21 9 AM-12 PM

Immersive Mindfulness Training with MasterMind

Center for Contemplative Leadership

  • This Immersive Mindfulness Training will teach mindfulness as a way of bringing greater awareness, ease, energy, and freedom into daily life. $375 for Members, $395 for Public; Invest by Sep 29: $280 for Members; $295 for Public.

 

Studio Workshop

Thu Oct 25, 6-8 PM (last Thursday of the every month)

Hands-On Happy Hour

Pearl Art Studio

  • Liven up your Thursday evening with drinks and art making inspired by the arts of Asia. $25 forMembers, $30 for Public.

 

Studio Workshop

Sun Oct 28, 1-3 PM (last Sunday of every month)

Art of Stress Reduction Workshop

Pearl Art Studio

  • Relax and free your mind through an art activity that focuses on the process rather than the finished product. $25 forMembers, $30 for Public.

 

Well-being Lecture

Thu Nov 1, 1-2PM

The Ayurvedic Way

  • Join us for monthly Ayurvedic talks by registered Culinary Dietician and Ayurvedic Wellness Expert Sapna Punjabi-Gupta. $12 forMembers, $15 for Public.

 

Studio Workshop

Fri Nov 2, 5-7 PM

Teen Make

Pearl Art Studio

  • Like art? Like food? The Crow Museum has you covered! Grab a plate, meet some friends, and get creative with relaxed art making. $15 for teens ages 14 – 18.

 

Educator Program

Sat Nov 3, 10 AM-1 PM

Engaging Educators: Printmaking, Art, and Compassion in Action

Pearl Art Studio + Online

  • Educators join us for this engaging workshop inspired by the Mystical Arts of Tibetresidency, and contemporary exhibition, JACOB HASHIMOTO: Clouds and Chaos, as catalysts for exploring curricula through printmaking. Available in-person and online. $20 for Members, $25 for Public.

 

New Series

Mondays, Nov 5, Nov 19, Dec 3, Dec 17, Jan 7, Jan 28, Feb 11, Feb 25; 5-7 PM

Red Truck Program: Creative Writing and Storytelling

Center for Contemplative Leadership + Online

  • Join this innovative program designed for adults who want to jump into writing to discover a new world of creativity and storytelling. This approach to creative writing has a freedom and lightheartedness to it as we explore what we have to say about our lives and dreams. $1000 for Members, $1250 for Public.

 

Studio Class

Tuesdays, Nov 6, 13, and Dec 4, 6-9 PM

Reductive Woodblock Printing Class

Pearl Art Studio

  • In this four-part course, students will learn how to use a single block to create multi-colored woodblock print edition through selective carving, layering, and registration. $238 forMembers, $280 for Public.

 

Studio Workshop

Wed Nov 7, 10-11 AM

Start with Art

Pearl Art Studio

  • Designed for children ages 2-5, this experience will start with mindful movement, followed by unstructured art making. $12 forMembers, $15 for Public.

 

Well-being Workshop

Sat Nov 10, 12:00-4 PM

Breathe: Art and Well-being Workshop

Pearl Art Studio

  • The Breatheprogram invites local veterans and first responders to gather for monthly workshops centered around art, qigong, and making. Free for Veterans and First responders.

 

Studio Workshop

Sun Nov 11, 1-4 PM

Let’s Go (Make and) Fly a Kite!

Pearl Art Studio

  • Join us to make and decorate a Japanese-style kite and get flying! Ages 12 and up welcome. $34 forMembers, $40 for Public.

 

AfterDark

Fri Nov 16, 6 PM-Midnight

Kites at Night

  • Throughout your evening, enjoy kite making, meditations in the clouds, printmaking, and demonstrations. FREE.

Studio Workshop

Sun Nov 25, 1-4 PM (last Sunday of every month)

Stress Reduction Workshop

Pearl Art Studio

  • Relax and free your mind through an art activity inspired by the arts of Asia that focuses on the process rather than the finished product. $25 forMembers, $30 Public.

 

Studio Workshop

Thu Nov 29, 6–8 PM (last Thursday of every month)

Hands-On Happy Hour

Pearl Art Studio

  • Liven up your Thursday evening with drinks and art making inspired by the arts of Asia. $25 for Members, $30 for Public.

 

EVENTS

 

Festival

Tue Sept 25, 6:30-9:30 PM

Otsukimi Moon Viewing Festival

Klyde Warren Park

  • Celebrate the full autumn moon with an evening of onstage performances, artist demonstrations, art making, and treats and sweets under the night sky. In partnership with the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth. FREE.

 

Artist Residency

Oct 6 – Oct 13, 10 AM-5 PM

Mystical Arts of Tibet

  • Join us in welcoming back the much-loved Tibetan Buddhist Monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery as they construct the Green Tara sand mandala for the Crow Museum.

 

Open Studio

Oct 6 – Oct 13, 10 AM-5 PM

Community Mandala

Pearl Art Studio

  • Experience the art of mandalas with Tibetan Buddhist Monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery while creating a magnificent mandala sand painting designed by local artist Isabella Brown. FREE.

 

Public Tour

Daily Oct 6 – Oct 12, 2-3 PM

Monks and Mandala Public Tour

  • Get a deeper look at the sand mandala through a guided tour and conversation. FREE.

 

Presentation

Sat Oct 6, 11 AM-12 PM

Mystical Arts of Tibet Opening Ceremony

  • Experience the beauty of this ancient ritual and blessing of the space as the Tibetan Buddhist Monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery prepare for the creation of the sand mandala. $25 for Members, $30 for Public.

 

Family Day

Sat Oct 6, 12-4 PM

Museum Unveiled! Crow Museum of Asian Art Grand Opening Celebration

  • All are welcome to explore the newly minted Crow Museum of Asian Artwith works of art, activities, performances, tours, and more. FREE.

 

Well-being

Sun Oct 7, 1-2 PM

Meditation with the Monks

Klyde Warren Park

  • Open to all and for all, stop by for a relaxing hour of meditation led by the Tibetan Buddhist Monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery. FREE.

 

Lecture

Tue Oct 9, 7-8 PM

Tea and Conversation with the Monks: Tibet Today: A History of a Diaspora

  • Enjoy a cup of tea and sit with the Tibetan Buddhist Monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery as they share the history of Tibet over the last century. $17 for Members, $20 for Public.

 

Lecture

Thu Oct 11, 12-1 PM

Tea and Conversation with the Monks: The Symbolism of the Sand Mandala

  • Join in a conversation with the Tibetan Buddhist Monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery around the iconography found in these sacred representations of religious texts. $17 for Members,$20 for Public.

 

Special Event

Fri Oct 12, 11 AM-2 PM

Meet-A-Monk

Klyde Warren Park

  • Stop by the East Lawn at Klyde Warren Park to meet the Tibetan Buddhist Monks from the Mystical Arts of Tibet artist residency and play a game or two. FREE.

 

Presentation

Sat Oct 13, 3-4 PM

Mystical Arts of Tibet Closing Ceremony

  • In a ceremony representing the impermanence of all that exists, the Tibetan Buddhist Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery conclude their weeklong residency by dismantling the sand mandala. $34 forMembers, $40 for Public.

 

Presentation

Sat Oct 13, 4:30 PM

Mystical Arts of Tibet Sand Dispersal

  • Join the Tibetan Buddhist Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery as they release the healing sands from the Green Tara mandala into the environment. FREE.

 

Presentation

Thu Oct 18, 3-5 PM

Betty Reiter Boutique Fashion Show and Tea

  • Join us for an elegant afternoon of high fashion and tea, generously hosted by Betty Reiter Boutique. Featuring pieces by Korean designer Lie Sang Bong, the fashion show will be held in the Museum’s newly remodeled galleries. Lie Sang Bong, dubbed the “Korean McQueen,” is known for his architecturally shaped silhouettes, vivid palettes, and energized volumes, and his clothing has been worn by the likes of Lady Gaga and Beyoncé. Tea and light hors d’oeuvres will be served. All proceeds benefit the Crow Museum of Asian Art. $100 per person; space is limited.

 

AfterDark

Fri Oct 19, 6 PM – Midnight

Up In The Clouds

  • Enjoy an evening up in the clouds with all things found in the sky inspired by our new exhibition JACOB HASHIMOTO: Clouds and Chaos.

 

Special Event

Sat Nov 3, 6 PM

Jade Ball

Crow Museum and Belo Mansion

  • Celebrate 20 years of the Crow with the second annual Jade Ball black-tie gala, chaired this year by Carmen Hancock. This elegant fundraising event benefits the Museum’s education programs which serve thousands of children, teens, and adults year-round. Visit crowmuseum.org for ticket information and more details.

 

 

ONGOING

 

Open Studio

Saturdays from 10 AM–5 PM

Pearl Art Studio

Every Saturday the Pearl Art Studio will be open to the public to drop in or stay awhile with hands-on making and creative fun. FREE.

 

Daily Well-being

Most of our Well-being classes are back at the Crow Museum of Asian Art. All classes are free, and donations are welcomed and appreciated.

 

Center for Contemplative Leadership

Mondays at 1 PM, Starting Oct 15

The Quiet Room

  • Join us for a moment or an hour of silence: the place you can really hear yourself think. Bring a lunch or just come sit in a space of reflection and quiet. The room is open and the mats and time are yours. FREE, donations greatly appreciated.

 

Tuesdays at 1 PM, starting Oct 16

Qigong

  • Qigong(pronounced Chee Gung) is sometimes described as being “the soul of Tai Chi.” Dating back more than 4500 years, qigong is considered one of the deepest roots of traditional Chinese medicine and martial arts. This practice builds strength, flexibility, and balance in the muscles and joints through gentle, flowing movements. FREE, donations greatly appreciated.

 

Wednesdays at 1 PM, starting Oct 17

Mindful Meet Up

  • Join us to learn science-based mindfulness practices to reduce stress, increase attention, and strengthen the capacity for compassion. This class focuses on breathing techniques and brief meditative exercises that can be readily incorporated into all aspects of daily life. FREE, donations greatly appreciated.

 

Klyde Warren Park

Thursdays at 10 AM, starting Oct 18

Walking Meditation

  • Put on—or better yet, take off—your walking shoes and enjoy a mindful stroll in downtown Dallas’ urban green space, Klyde Warren Park. This relaxing practice uses mindful movement in an outdoor setting to enhance the connections among the body, mind, and our surroundings. FREE, donations greatly appreciated.

 

Fridays at 1 PM, starting Oct 19

Slow Flow Vinyasa Yoga

  • Go with the flow and enjoy the slow. Create balance, stability, and support for the spine and the entire body by syncing the breath with yoga postures in this flow-based class. This practice builds heat, flexibility, and strength while staying kind and gentle on the body. FREE, donations greatly appreciated.

 

Saturdays at 10 AM, starting Oct 20

Tai Chi

  • Tai Chi (Tai Chi Chuanor Tai ji) is a Chinese martial art known for its graceful, meditative form. It involves a series of movements practiced in a slow, focused manner to decrease stress, increase balance and agility, and promote overall physical and mental well-being. FREE, donations greatly appreciated.

 

Sundays at 1 PM, starting Oct 21

Meditation

  • End your weekend with relaxation and rejuvenate for the week ahead. Join this guided group meditation to experience a deeper sense of awareness and increase your attention and focus. FREE, donations greatly appreciated.

 

Sundays from 2–6 PM, starting Oct 21

Compassion Now: Meditation in the Galleries

  • On Sundays, stop by anytime between 2:00 and 6:00 pm for contemplative reflection. This is not a guided meditation class but rather the opportunity to take some time out of your day to be still, nurture self-compassion, and offer compassion to the world. Meditation mats are provided. FREE, donations greatly appreciated.