Sep
26
Sat
Kids Club at the Nasher Sculpture Center
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Kids Club at the Nasher Sculpture Center @ Nasher Sculpture Center

SCREEEEEECH, slow down! Or ZOOOOOOOM, speed up! Learn different ways that artists move to create their work. Join the Nasher for an action-packed morning filled with art activities, family tours, scavenger hunts, and more! 

Kids Club is a partnership between the Dallas Museum of Art, Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas Zoo, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Nasher Sculpture Center, and the Trinity River Audubon Center. By joining Kids Club at any of these organizations, your family receives special benefits from all six organizations. Join at the Pearl level today to be a part of Kids Club.

Oct
8
Thu
Asian Art 101: Buddhism and Art
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – Oct 8 @ 8:00 pm
Asian Art 101: Buddhism and Art @ Crow Collection of Asian 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 art of Asia.  Learn about the basics of Buddhist philosophy, its iconography (“writing in images”), rituals, aesthetics, and  patronage, and in the end, even learn a little more about ourselves.

Visiting Scholar: Ivette Vargas-O’Bryan, Associate Professor of Religion (Asian Religions), Austin College

Bio: Dr. Ivette Vargas-O’Bryan is an Associate Professor of Religion in the Department of Religious Studies at Austin College.  She has two master’s degrees (Sanskrit and Indian Studies, Religious Studies) and a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Harvard University with a specialization in Indian and Tibetan Buddhist Studies, and a subspecialty in Hinduism.  She has received numerous grants as well as scholarships and teaching awards.

Buddhism and Art Recommended Reading List

Option to buy tickets to all twelve Asian Art 101 lectures at a discount ($100 for members, $200 for general public).
Students and teachers please email education@dev.crowcollection.org for a promo code.

Oct
23
Fri
Asiatica Trunk Show
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Asiatica Trunk Show @ The Lotus Shop

Enjoy an exclusive shopping experience with Asiatica, creators of one-of-a-kind garments constructed from vintage Japanese kimono fabrics, contemporary artisanal fabrics from Japan and other luxurious textiles.

Oct
24
Sat
Asiatica Trunk Show
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Asiatica Trunk Show @ The Lotus Shop

Enjoy an exclusive shopping experience with Asiatica, creators of one-of-a-kind garments constructed from vintage Japanese kimono fabrics, contemporary artisanal fabrics from Japan and other luxurious textiles.

Nov
5
Thu
Asian Art 101: India
Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Asian Art 101: India @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

Dr. Lisa Owen will highlight select sculptures from the Crow Collection in order to explore the dynamic intersections between Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain art produced during India’s ancient and medieval periods.

Visiting Scholar: Lisa Owen, Associate Professor of Art Education and Art History, University of North Texas

Bio: Lisa N. Owen is an Associate Professor of South Asian Art History at the University of North Texas. Her research interests include the production of imagery in ancient India, patterns of patronage, and articulations of sacred space. Dr. Owen’s publications and fieldwork in India have been supported by numerous grants including, an American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship, a Fulbright-Nehru Research Scholar Award, and a Howard Foundation Fellowship.

India | Further Reading

 

Option to buy tickets to all twelve Asian Art 101 lectures at a discount ($100 for members, $200 for general public).
Students and teachers please email education@dev.crowcollection.org for a promo code.

Nov
20
Fri
Thomas Glenn Holidays Trunk Show
Nov 20 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thomas Glenn Holidays Trunk Show @ The Lotus Shop

Decorate your home for the holidays with handcrafted Asian-inspired ornaments from Thomas Glenn Holidays. Brent Lawyer, owner and designer of Thomas Glenn Holidays, will be in attendance to personally sign each ornament. Light refreshments will be served.