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
2
Thu
Homeschool Program with artist Arnold Chang
Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Homeschool Program with artist Arnold Chang @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

The Crow Collection’s homeschool program connects students with practicing artists and works of art in the museum. Painter Arnold Chang will discuss the museum’s latest exhibition Landscape Relativities: The Collaborative Works of Arnold Chang and Michael Cherney. Students will then collaborate to create a landscape-inspired work of art. To learn more about the artist, click here

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

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Who runs the world? 

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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Mar
16
Thu
Homeschool Program with artist Longhui Zhang
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Homeschool Program with artist Longhui Zhang @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

The Crow Collection’s homeschool program connects students with practicing artists and works of art in the museum.

Students will work with interdisciplinary visual artist Longhui Zhang to explore perspective through video. To learn more about the artist, visit his website.

Mar
23
Thu
Homeschool Program with artist Kankan Huang
Mar 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Homeschool Program with artist Kankan Huang @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

The Crow Collection’s homeschool program connects students with practicing artists and works of art in the museum.

Students will work with Kankan Huang, a former assistant in contemporary artist Ai Weiwei’s studio, to explore and experiment with the mold-making and casting processes. To learn more about the artist, click here.

Jun
1
Thu
Homeschool Program with artist Mylan Nguyen
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Homeschool Program with artist Mylan Nguyen @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

Explore the art of painting on silk using illustration and watercolor techniques with local artist Mylan Nguyen. Mylan is a Dallas native of Vietnamese and Mexican descent who studied illustration in Los Angeles and ceramics in Japan and creates gallery and installation work in her own unique illustration style.

Students will complete a small color wheel, practice brushstrokes, resist, and salt techniques to create a unique piece on silk. Students will also collaborate with the artist on a larger piece to be used in an installation and a community exhibition. To learn more about the artist, visit her website: http://www.maisonmylan.com/