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by Daniela Cruz

Three Dallas Exhibitions Showcase Early Global Trade

Fall marks an exciting time for museums and galleries. An array of new exhibitions are ready to make their debut as artists and curators diligently work together to put finishing touches on exhibitions for public enjoyment. This Fall, the city of Dallas is in for a special treat with three exhibitions that will illustrate early […] Keep Reading...

Meneki Neko and Daruma.  Functions as a coin bank. 
5 3/4 in.
by Amanda Sawyer


When museums receive new objects as a donation or bequest, multiple questions need to be answered before anything can be added to the permanent collection.  How does the object fit within the museum’s mission? Does the museum have the resources to properly care for it? Are there similar objects already in the collection? How  may […] Keep Reading...

by Kameron Dueñas

A Conversation with our New Director of Development: Brett Moore

  Why is it important to have the Crow Collection of Asian Art in Dallas? I’ve been privileged to spend a good bit of my career here in the Dallas Arts District, at the Nasher Sculpture Center and the Dallas Theater Center. In that time, I’ve gotten to visit with colleagues from institutions around the […] Keep Reading...

Japanese iron teapots: blue $78, green $78, red $85, card $3.50,
Wood tray $98
by Hilary Arai

Thoughts from the Lotus Shop | Make Tea Not War

I always chuckle when I see the card in the shop that says Make Tea Not War. I know there are other similar buzz quotes out there, like the t-shirt I saw someone wearing the other day that said, Make Cornbread Not War, but back to tea…. There’s nothing quite like a cuppa! Having lived […] Keep Reading...

by Caron Smith

From the New York Desk: The Abbassid Court

In Search of “the Abbasid Court” Attentive readers of Crow Collection bulletins will notice a coming attraction in the fall, an exhibition entitled:  “Clay Between Two Seas: From the Abbasid Court to Puebla de los Angeles.” Your humble Curator Emeritus has had the pleasure of an introduction to Puebla de los Angeles.  It is a […] Keep Reading...

by Gabby Pucci

North Texas Giving Day

The largest community-wide giving day in the nation is coming up, and it’s right here in our backyard! North Texas Giving Day established in 2009 by the Communities Foundation of Texas, a leading community foundation responsible for distributing $1.5 billion in grants over its 63 year history, will take place September 22, 6am – midnight. On […] Keep Reading...

Master Shen-Long, Enlightenment Dragon (Detail), 2016, ink and mixed media on canvas, 80 feet x 12 feet. Photograph courtesy of the artist.
by Devon Hersch

Part 3 | Contemporary Chan Buddhism: Master Shen-Long’s Divine Environmental Scrolls

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Title: Pitcher (Jarra) with Chinese double curved handles
Culture/Country: Puebla de los Angeles
Period: 17th century 
Medium: Earthenware 
Collection Title: Museo Franz Mayer Photograph: Michael Calderwood
Courtesy of the Archives of Farzaneh Pirouz
by Stacie Adams

Upcoming Exhibition: The Story of Talavera

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by Emily Henderson

6 Pokémon Go Tips and Tricks While Exploring the Crow Collection of Asian Art

by Emily Henderson On July 6, 2016, the highly anticipated ‘Pokémon Go’ app was released and quickly took America by storm. Within 24 hours, Pokémon Go had gained over 20 million active users in the United States, beating Candy Crush as the most popular mobile game in United States history. But what exactly is Pokémon […] Keep Reading...

Kathryn Selig Brown Interview 2
by Dr. Jacqueline Chao

Ornamenting the Perfection of Wisedom

  Kathryn Selig Brown is an Independent Curator and Tibetan art specialist.  A former curator at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York, she has curated more than a dozen exhibitions, written numerous articles and exhibition catalogues, and lectured widely, including at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Art Institute […] Keep Reading...