Oct
6
Sat
Mystical Arts of Tibet Opening Ceremony
Sat Oct 06 2018 11:00 am — 12:00 pm
Mystical Arts of Tibet Opening Ceremony @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

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.

Oct
7
Sun
Meditation with the Monks
Sun Oct 07 2018 1:00 pm — 2:00 pm

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

Oct
9
Tue
Tea and Conversation with the Monks: Tibet Today: A History of a Diaspora
Tue Oct 09 2018 7:00 pm — 8:00 pm
Tea and Conversation with the Monks: Tibet Today: A History of a Diaspora @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

Grab a cup of tea and enjoy a talk with the monks about the history of Tibet over the last century.

This lecture will include the invasion by Communist China in the 1950s, the efforts of the refugees in exile to preserve their civilization, and the situation in modern-day Tibet.

Oct
11
Thu
Tea and Conversation with the Monks: The Symbolism of the Sand Mandala
Thu Oct 11 2018 12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
Tea and Conversation with the Monks: The Symbolism of the Sand Mandala @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

A mandala is a sacred cosmogram filled with geometric shapes and ancient spiritual symbols that is used as a focus for contemplation. Join in a conversation with the Tibetan Buddhist Monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery around the iconography found in these sacred representations of religious texts.

Mandala Weaving Workshop
Thu Oct 11 2018 6:00 pm — 9:00 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.

Oct
12
Fri
Meet-A-Monk
Fri Oct 12 2018 11:00 am — 2:00 pm

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Stop by the East Lawn at Klyde Warren Park to meet the monks from the Mystical Arts of Tibet artist residency at the Crow Collection of Asian Art. Capture the spirit of a field day as you play games with the monks, including some of their favorites like ping-pong, badminton, and soccer.