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
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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Family Workshop with artist Nida Bangash
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Seize the opportunity to work with local visual artist Nida Bangash. 

Born in Iran and raised in Pakistan, Nida incorporates her training in the traditions of Persian and South Asian miniatures into her contemporary art practice. As a family, be inspired by works of art in our collection as well as Nida’s techniques to learn the basics of Persian illumination and geometric patterning. Participants will bring patterns to life using tracing materials and gouache, and each work will be considered for inclusion in a community exhibition. To learn more about the artist, visit her website.

*Please Note*
This workshop is for children Ages 8-12.
Registration includes one child and up to two accompanying adults

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Mar
26
Sun
Wellness Series | Tea and Conversation with Susan Bauer-Wu and Ven Geshe Lhakdor
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Join Executive Director, Amy Lewis Hofland, for an afternoon tea and talk with Susan Bauer-Wu, President of the Mind & Life Institute, and Ven Geshe Lhakdor, Director of the Library of Tibetan Works & Archives and former translator and assistant to the Dalai Lama.

This moderated discussion will focus on mindfulness and compassion and how these practices are relevant today.