In partnership with our Arts District neighbor, the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe, join the Crow Collection of Asian Art for a street festival unlike any other! In commemoration of the opening weekend of Clay Between Two Seas: From the Abbasid Court to Puebla de los Angeles, the Crow Collection will bring together the cultures that have influenced Talavera with performances, demonstrations, art activities, and tours. The celebration is part of the Cathedral’s annual Fall Festival that celebrates Mexico’s Independence Day.
Celebrate the full autumn moon at Klyde Warren Park with an evening picnic, calligraphy, tea ceremony, Ikebana, and haiku poetry.
Enjoy music by violinist Kazuhiro Takagi, Dallas Kiyari Daiko drummers, and shakuhachi master Stan Richardson, plus moon activities and a chance to adopt your own rabbit with The Bunny Burrow Rabbit Rescue.
Presented in partnership with the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth.
Pre-order your bento box made by Wabi House and Monkey King Noodle Company!
Bento Box (Chicken) $20 – Onigiri Rice with Furikake, Grilled Chicken in a Soy Ginger Marinade, Sunamono Salad with Kizami Wasabi Relish, Matcha Macaroon
Bento Box (Veggie) $20 – Onigiri Rice with Furikake, Shiitake Yakitori, Sunamono Salad with Kizami Wasabi Relish, Matcha Macaroon
Tonkotsu Ramen $12 – 1/2 Ajitama egg, Chashu Wood Ear Mushrooms, Corn, Mayu Oil, Green Onions
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The Crow Collection is supported in part by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs.
Say goodbye to the Year of the Monkey and celebrate the Year of the Rooster at the Crow Collection’s signature Chinese New Year Festival.
Highlights include must-see performances every hour, such as lion and dragon dances, face changers, kung fu and breaking demonstrations, Beijing Opera renditions, musical performances, and traditional Chinese dances to help welcome the new year.
As always we will have our Chinese New Year art making activities, including red envelope creation that you can then feed to the lions during the morning or evening performances. We will have calligraphy demonstrations, face painting, fortune telling, kung fu classes, and much more.
Come early to enjoy the food trucks or traditional noodle dishes served up by Monkey King Noodle Company, and stay late for our grand finale fireworks display in the heart of the Dallas Arts District. Plus, for the fourth year in a row, there will be an exclusive VIP hospitality lounge available for members of the Friends of the Crow Collection
Top 10 things to know for CNY 2017
- Parking in the Trammell Crow Center is $5. Entrance is off Olive St, between Ross Ave and Flora St.
- Wheelchair or Stroller Access: After entering the Trammell Crow Center exit onto the Sculpture Garden. There are two options: A) walk around the building toward Ross Ave, left on Ross Ave, left on Olive St towards Flora St or B) strollers can be walked down the fountain steps. Strollers will not be permitted in the museum, a stroller corral is located in front of the museum next to the red sculpture.
- Art activities including, a Lucky Food Play Station, are located around the Sculpture Garden (see map). Face painting is $3 from noon – 2:00 pm.
- Partake in our Wishing Tree, an interactive art installation presented in partnership with Make Art with Purpose (MAP) and artist Jin-Ya Huang. Hashtag your photos #CrowCNY #MAPWishingTree.
- The Lion Dance will take place at 11:00 am and 5:45 pm followed by fireworks at 7:00 pm.
- CNY 101 mini-lectures provide a chance to learn more about the history, traditions, and customs associated with Chinese New Year. They last 15-20 minutes and are located inside the museum.
- The exhibition opening for the High School Artist Residency Program with Kankan Huang will feature Artist Talks at 11:40 am on the main stage. The exhibition is on view in the windows located on Flora St near Harwood St.
- Monkey King Noodle Company is located in Snuff Bottle Court at the corner of Flora St and Harwood St, and Food Trucks are located on Harwood St.
- Chinese New Year hoodies and tees are available in the Lotus Shop pop-up booth and are $40 for Adult Hoodies, $20 for Adult Tees, and $16 for Youth Tees (tax included).
- Museum and Lotus Shop will close at 7:00 pm.
The Crow Collection of Asian Art is supported in part by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs.
Opera: Arjuna’s Dilemma
Experience Douglas Cuomo’s critically acclaimed opera about life’s biggest questions. This visually-enhanced concert performance based on the ancient text of Bhagavad Gita combines elements of both the East and the West. Cuomo melds classical, jazz, chamber and Indian musical traditions to create a work of both sweeping grandeur and hushed intimacy. Don’t miss this one-day performance this Thursday, May 4 at 7:30 PM at the Winspear Opera House. Tickets are still available online, gets yours today! http://bit.ly/2qpzkOx
Sun & Star Symposium | One Hundred Days In: The State of U.S. – Japan Relations Under the Trump Administration
Register below to attend this FREE John G. Tower Center Program happening tonight and all day tomorrow at the George W. Bush Institute.
SMU’s Sun and Star Program aims to increase awareness of the economic, historical, political, and social trends of Japan and East Asia that affect the future of China, Japan, Korea, East Asia, and the world, including the United States.