April 2016 – October 2018

See Exhibitions

Sat Apr 30, 3:00 pm4:30 pm

Mystical Arts of Tibet Opening Ceremony

Experience the beauty of this ancient ritual and blessing of the space as the monks prepare for the creation of the mandala. [...]

Sun May 01, 2:00 pm3:00 pm

Meditation with the Monks

Enjoy a relaxing hour of meditation led by our artists-in-residence. This event is free for everyone, however, space is limit [...]

Tue May 03, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

Lecture with the Monks | Opening the Heart: Arousing the Mind of Universal Kindness

The eighth century Indian master Shantideva said, “The mind of universal kindness is like the magical elixir that turns bas [...]

Wed May 04, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Tea and Lecture with the Monks | Tibet Today: The History of a Diaspora

This lecture focuses on the contemporary Tibet situation: the invasion by Communist China in the 1950s, the efforts of the re [...]

Sat May 07, 3:00 pm4:30 pm

Mystical Arts of Tibet Closing Ceremony

In a ceremony representing the impermanence of all that exists, the Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery conclude their week-l [...]

Sat Oct 06, 11:00 am12:00 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 Mo [...]

Sat Oct 06, 12:00 pm4:00 pm

Community Mandala

Gets hands-on learning with Tibetan Buddhist monks while creating a magnificent Tantric Buddhist mandala sand painting design [...]

Sun Oct 07, 12:00 pm4:00 pm

Community Mandala

Gets hands-on learning with Tibetan Buddhist monks while creating a magnificent Tantric Buddhist mandala sand painting design [...]

Sun Oct 07, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Meditation with the Monks

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

Mon Oct 08, 12:00 pm4:00 pm

Community Mandala

Gets hands-on learning with Tibetan Buddhist monks while creating a magnificent Tantric Buddhist mandala sand painting design [...]

Tue Oct 09, 12:00 pm4:00 pm

Community Mandala

Gets hands-on learning with Tibetan Buddhist monks while creating a magnificent Tantric Buddhist mandala sand painting design [...]

Tue Oct 09, 7:00 pm8:00 pm

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

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 [...]

Wed Oct 10, 12:00 pm4:00 pm

Community Mandala

Gets hands-on learning with Tibetan Buddhist monks while creating a magnificent Tantric Buddhist mandala sand painting design [...]

Wed Oct 10, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Monks and Mandala Tour

Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery return to the Crow Museum of Asian Art for a week-long artist resi [...]

Thu Oct 11, 12:00 pm4:00 pm

Community Mandala

Gets hands-on learning with Tibetan Buddhist monks while creating a magnificent Tantric Buddhist mandala sand painting design [...]

Thu Oct 11, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

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

A mandala is a sacred cosmogram filled with geometric shapes and ancient spiritual symbols that is used as a focus for contem [...]

Thu Oct 11, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Monks and Mandala Tour

Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery return to the Crow Museum of Asian Art for a week-long artist resi [...]

Thu Oct 11, 6:00 pm9:00 pm

Mandala Weaving Workshop

Radial designs, such as mandalas, are associated with spirituality in multiple cultures around the world. This workshop will [...]

Fri Oct 12, 11:00 am2:00 pm

Meet-A-Monk

Stop by the East Lawn at Klyde Warren Park to meet the monks from the Mystical Arts of Tibet artist residency at the Crow C [...]

Fri Oct 12, 12:00 pm4:00 pm

Community Mandala

Gets hands-on learning with Tibetan Buddhist monks while creating a magnificent Tantric Buddhist mandala sand painting design [...]

Fri Oct 12, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Monks and Mandala Tour

Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery return to the Crow Museum of Asian Art for a week-long artist resi [...]

Sat Oct 13, 11:00 am12:00 pm

Meditation with the Monks – Member Event

Members of the Crow Museum can enjoy an exclusive, relaxing hour of meditation led by the Tibetan Buddhist Monks from Drepun [...]

Sat Oct 13, 12:00 pm4:00 pm

Community Mandala

Gets hands-on learning with Tibetan Buddhist monks while creating a magnificent Tantric Buddhist mandala sand painting design [...]

Sat Oct 13, 3:00 pm4:00 pm

Mystical Arts of Tibet Closing Ceremony

In a ceremony representing the impermanence of all that exists, the monks conclude their week-long residency by dismantling t [...]

Sat Oct 13, 4:30 pm5:30 pm

*CANCELED* – Mystical Arts of Tibet Sand Dispersal

This event has been canceled due to rain. Join the Tibetan monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery, as they disperse the sand [...]

Sun Oct 14, 1:00 pm4:00 pm

Mandala Weaving Workshop

Although mandalas are traditionally associated with Tibetan Buddhism, radial design is associated with spirituality in multip [...]