May 2015 – May 2016

See Exhibitions

Thu May 14, 7:00 pm8:15 pm

Walking the Walk by Swami Tyagananda

Swami Tyagananda, author of Walking the Walk, will discuss the importance of karma yoga, otherwise known as the yoga of acti [...]

Wed May 20, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

The Art of Centered Movement

Aikido is written in Japanese using three characters. They are translated as “Ai” – Harmony, “Ki” – Spiri [...]

Tue Jun 30, 7:00 pm8:00 pm

The Dalai Lama in Dallas: How to Prepare

In view of the upcoming visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dallas, we invited Geshe Thupten Dorjee, a close disciple of [...]

Thu Jul 16, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

Ayurvedic Bed-Time Rituals

Sound sleep is one of the key pillars that support our optimal health and wellness. Ayurveda, the timeless art of living, off [...]

Thu Aug 13, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

Freedom, Discipline and Happiness

“It is with our minds that we create our world and our place within it: all the experiences that we go through – of happi [...]

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 [...]

Wed Sep 09, 7:00 pm8:00 pm

The Symbolism of Traditional in the Modern World

Presenters from the Sacred Geometry Renaissance, Richard Henry and Adam Williamson, will explore sacred geometry as a univer [...]

Thu Oct 01, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

The Allure of Luxury: The Impact of the Kashmir Shawl on Dress and Design in Persia with Jeff Spurr

6:30 pm Tour 7:00 pm Lecture For millennia, people have valued the art and goods of foreign markets. Some even inspire local [...]

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 [ [...]

Tue Oct 20, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Mindfulness Matters: Beyond the Hype with Susan Bauer-Wu

How do you deal with change and challenges? Does the hightech, low-touch world leave you feeling depleted and disenchanted? [...]

Wed Nov 04, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Awareness: Mindfulness & Compassion in Meditation Practice

Dr. LaValle will provide an overview on the applications of mindfulness in Western culture, discuss the neurobiological benef [...]

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 [...]

Wed Nov 11, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

The Art of Awareness

Wherever we aim our awareness, our mood follows. (For instance, it’s been said that worry is a prayer for what we don’t w [...]

Wed Nov 18, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Wellness Tour- Awareness and the Practice of Holding Space

Crow Collection wellness tours are built on  exciting research, which demonstrates that experiencing a work of art has benef [...]

Wed Dec 02, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Dharma and Ecology

Dr. Pankaj Jain will present ideas and examples from the history of Jainism and Hinduism that have helped maintain sustainabi [...]

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, [...]

Wed Dec 09, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

Embracing the Unpredictable

One of the biggest myths to sustainable change is that it is a linear process. “Step 1, I do this. Step 2, I do that. [...] [...]

Wed Dec 16, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

The Art of Sustainability

The question is: How do we sustain anything over time?  Friendships. Marriages. Business contacts. Well-being programs. Prom [...]

Wed Jan 13, 12:00 pm1:30 pm

Crow Collection of Asian Art: What’s New, What’s Next?

Unfortunately, Crow Collection of Asian Art Executive Director Amy Lewis Hofland has laryngitis and will not be able to speak [...]

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 Feb 25, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

Wellness and Ayurveda: A Compassionate Approach | A Compassionate Plate

Discover our elements through an Ayurvedic Lens Ayurveda sees everything in the universe, including human beings, as composed [...]

Tue Mar 01, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

The Moon in the Palace by Weina Dai Randel

Weina Dai Randel is the debut author of the duology: The Moon in the Palace and The Empress of Bright Moon. The Moon in the [ [...]

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 [...]

Tue Mar 08, 7:00 pm8:00 pm

The Art of Compassion with Swami Sarveshananda

Respected Hindu leader Swami Sarveshananda, from the Chinmaya Mission DFW, will elaborate on the notion of compassion, its de [...]

Mon Mar 14, 7:00 pm8:00 pm

The Art of Compassion with Swami Sarveshananda

Respected Hindu leader Swami Sarveshananda, from the Chinmaya Mission DFW, will elaborate on the notion of compassion, its de [...]

Thu Mar 24, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

Wellness and Ayurveda: A Compassionate Approach | A Compassionate Plate

A Compassionate Plate Ayurveda encourages one to follow a diet that promotes sattva (purity) and ahimsa (non-violence). A sat [...]

Thu Apr 21, 7:00 pm8:30 pm

Wellness and Ayurveda: A Compassionate Approach | Transform your kitchen to an Ayurvedic pharmacy

Transform your kitchen to an Ayurvedic pharmacy A home kitchen can be an extremely valuable resource for a family’s hea [...]

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 [...]