Feb
3
Fri
Talavera Forum with University of North Texas
Feb 3 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Talavera Forum with University of North Texas @ Crow Collection of Asian Art, Jade Room

Five selected undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the annual fall art history methodologies course (Collections, Cultures, and Collaborations), offered by the College of Visual Arts and Design at UNT, will present excerpts from their research papers based on study of the Crow Collection of Asian Art exhibition Clay Between Two Seas: From the Abbasid Court to Puebla de los Angeles. Following is a list of the student presenters and the title of their presentations:

      • Cassandra Roberts, Blessing the User: The Consumption of an Islamic Earthenware Bowl
      • Rachel Ford, Iconography of a Musician: Notes from Cross-cultural Research
      • Annalisa Giannotti, Fashionability in Collecting Islamic Ceramics in America
      • Donna DeBlois, Sonic Historiography from Avant-garde Talavera
      • Jungwan Kim, Narrativizing Cultural Exchange: Museum Exhibitions of Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Ceramics

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Mar
3
Fri
Partner Program | DFW South Asian Film Festival
Mar 3 – Mar 5 all-day
Partner Program | DFW South Asian Film Festival @ Multiple Locations

Don’t miss the 3rd Annual DFW South Asian Film Festival, bringing award-winning shorts, documentaries, and feature films from the South Asian Region to North Texas.

15 screenings will feature independent cinema from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Afghanistan, and Maldives, addressing contemporary issues of the South Asian region and the world.

The event will premiere on Friday, March 3  at the Hogland Foundation Theater at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science and will continue at the AMC Village on Parkway 9 in Addison on Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5.

In addition to screenings, the event will include panels, networking events, and after-parties. For more information and ticket sales, visit www.dfwsaff.com. Discounted early-bird prices can be bought before February 1.

Mar
4
Sat
Adventure Asia: Girl Power
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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With generous support from the Dallas Women’s Foundation, the Crow Collection will be hosting workshops with local women artists throughout the year. Fill your day with everything female!

Learn about the process of creating batiks from Evie Thompson, a traditional batik Indonesian designer, and make your own henna. Finish off your day hearing from first-generation minority women artists discussing their work and how it has been influenced by their experiences, culture, and heritage.

Don’t forget to purchase a ticket for a Persian miniature family workshop from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm with local artist Nida Bangash!

 

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May
16
Tue
Public Program | Artist Talk: Henri Scars Struck
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – May 16 @ 8:00 pm

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Join Grammy® Award-winning composer and pianist Henri Scars Struck in conversation with Dr. Jacqueline Chao, Curator at the Crow Collection of Asian Art,

about his site-specific soundscape We Know You’ve Got Soul created in connection with the exhibition Landscape Relativities: The Collaborative Works of Arnold Chang and Michael Cherney. Together they will explore how his musical interventions interact with the visual art throughout the museum.

This project is co-commissioned by the Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family SOLUNA International Music and Arts Festival

Seating is limited, first come first serve. Registration does not guarantee a seat. 

The third annual Nancy A. Nasher and David J. Haemisegger Family SOLUNA International Music & Arts Festival presents a curated three-week experience, staging a series of performances and mixed-media installations by some of the most exciting contemporary artists working today, alongside concerts by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra led by Music Director Jaap van Zweden.

ABOUT HENRI SCARS STRUCK
Henri Scars Struck (b. 1969) is a French-born, New York-based Grammy®  Award-winning composer and pianist inspired by all music. Struck’s musical endeavors cross over to the worlds of art, fashion, and cinema. He has worked on art installations at Chateau De Versailles, Notre Dame De Paris, and Le Grand Palais in France and collaborated with visionaries such as Malcolm McLaren, Yves Saint Laurent, Thierry Dreyfus, Madonna, and KRS One. henriscarsstruck.com

 

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