September 2015 – October 2018

See Exhibitions

Thu Sep 03, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Asian Art 101: Japan

Beginning with the samurai armor featured in Fierce Loyalty: A Samurai Complete, Midori Oka will present how the arts of Japa [...]

Thu Oct 08, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Asian Art 101: Buddhism and Art

What does it mean to be enlightened? Join us for a talk that will take you to the world of the Buddha through the inspiring [ [...]

Thu Nov 05, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Asian Art 101: India

Dr. Lisa Owen will highlight select sculptures from the Crow Collection in order to explore the dynamic intersections between [...]

Thu Dec 03, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Asian Art 101: Hinduism and Art

Hinduism is a religious tradition that embraces the richness of artistic expression while highlighting goals that transcend, [...]

Thu Jan 14, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Asian Art 101: The Himalayas

The Himalayas is not just a mountain range that is home to Mount Everest. It is also a region that has witnessed the richest [...]

Thu Feb 11, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Asian Art 101: Contemporary

Date has been changed to February 11, 2016 as of November 23, 2015. Justine Ludwig will discuss contemporary art throughout A [...]

Thu Mar 03, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Asian Art 101: China

Jennifer Casler Price will focus on the arts of China, with a primary emphasis on the fundamental and enduring traditions of [...]

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 [...]

Thu May 05, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Asian Art 101: Southeast Asia

Southeast Asian art has a unique aesthetic that blends indigenous motifs with artistic styles and subject matter introduced b [...]

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 [...]

Thu Jun 02, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Asian Art 101: Landscape in Chinese Painting: Gateway to Landscape Art in East Asia

This lecture addresses the nature of landscape art as a cultural projection, with a focus on Chinese landscape painting.  It [...]

Thu Jul 07, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Asian Art 101: Porcelain Stories

Reflecting the strength of the Crow Collection’s Korean works of art, this lecture will provide a historical and cultural c [...]

Thu Aug 04, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Asian Art 101: Confucianism, Daoism, and Art

Confucianism is often thought of as promoting a rigid and formal understanding of the relationship of human beings to one ano [...]

Thu Sep 01, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Asian Art 101: Islam and Art

“What is Islamic art?” Despite this inherently sacred name, Islamic art includes secular masterpieces. As such, Islamic a [...]

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 [...]