Jan
1
Fri
Day One Dallas
Jan 1 @ 10:00 am – Jan 1 @ 7:00 pm
Day One Dallas @ Fair Park

A new exciting event is coming New Year’s Day 2016. Day 1 Dallas is a family fair specifically designed for children and families to celebrate New Year’s Day together. This kid-friendly celebration will feature interactive activities, performances by nationally known entertainers, a spectacular fireworks show and your favorite carnival food. Come out and play on New Year’s Day at historic Fair Park.

We will be providing family yoga during the event. Align mind, body, and heart both on and off the yoga mat in this fun, and energy packed family yoga class. Children as young as 2 years old and their favorite adult can join a Crow Collection of Asian Art certified yoga instructor for an engaging parent and child yoga session. Together you will learn fun animal yoga poses to promote relaxation increase calm and find focus.  No previous experience required, yoga mats are supplied.

Jan
14
Thu
Asian Art 101: The Himalayas
Jan 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Asian Art 101: The Himalayas @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

The Himalayas is not just a mountain range that is home to Mount Everest. It is also a region that has witnessed the richest crossroads of cultures in the world from South Asia to the Tibetan Plateau. From Hindu and Buddhist cave structures, to sensual tantric Buddhas and wrathful guardians, experience the wonders of cultural, religious, and aesthetic exchanges through the art of the Himalayas.

Visiting Scholar: Ivette Vargas O’Bryan, Associate Professor of Religion in the Department of Religious Studies at 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.

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.

Jan
17
Sun
Mochitsuki with JAS-DFW
Jan 17 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mochitsuki with JAS-DFW @ Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc., Richardson

Mochitsuki is a spectacular traditional method of making “mochi” a sweet rice-based delicacy specifically prepared for the New Year throughout Japan. Join the Japanese -American Society of Dallas Fort-Worth in a demonstration of this ancient knowledge and enjoy Japanese food, music, and Art. 

Jan
30
Sat
Crow Collection of Asian Art at Bookmarks
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Crow Collection of Asian Art at Bookmarks @ NorthPark Center

Starting in January, join us the last Saturday of each month at 10:30 am to explore Asian cultures through stories and art activities. Each month we will highlight a different country at Bookmarks, located in NorthPark Center. Admission is free.

Feb
6
Sat
Chinese New Year Field Trip
Feb 6 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Chinese New Year Field Trip

The Chinese New Year is the biggest holiday in the Chinese calendar, with festive gatherings, special foods, and various rituals. Join us as we learn more about these traditions with our neighbors in the Richardson Chinese Community. The price includes lunch.

Feb
11
Thu
Asian Art 101: Contemporary
Feb 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Asian Art 101: Contemporary @ Crow Collection of Asian Art

Date has been changed to February 11, 2016 as of November 23, 2015.

Justine Ludwig will discuss contemporary art throughout Asia—ranging from new media art in India to the Superflat movement in Japan. She will also address the fairs and biennials in Asia that have come to shape the contemporary arts landscape.

Visiting Scholar: Justine Ludwig, Director of Exhibitions/Senior Curator, Dallas Contemporary

Bio: Justine Ludwig is the Director of Exhibitions/Senior Curator at Dallas Contemporary. She has an MA in Global Arts from Goldsmiths University of London and a BA in Art with a concentration in Art History from Colby College. She has written extensively for international magazines from India to Switzerland. Her research interests include memory, architecture, cross-cultural translation, and the aesthetics of globalization.

 

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.