Monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery
April 21 / 1:30 PM - April 21 / 3:00 PM
Meet in the entrance hall at Crow Collection of Asian Art for demonstration by the Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery as they construct a Tantric Buddhist mandala sand painting. We will then visit the exhibition of sculptures and textiles from a collection of tantric art made in the Himalayan region to serve the practices that developed there as Vajrayana Buddhism. The Crow Museum is an easy walk from the Pearl Street DART rail station (Red and Blue lines).
10:30 am – 11:45 Regular Sunday "come and go" sit (optional)
Noon - Lunch at a neighborhood restaurant (optional)
1:30 – Meet at Crow Museum
Please register for the Crow Museum part of the day so we can know how many to expect.
The Mystical Arts of Tibet at the Crow Collection of Asian Art
Saturday, April 20 – Saturday, April 27
Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery return to the Crow Collection for a week-long artist residency to construct a magnificent Tantric Buddhist mandala sand painting. During the week, millions of grains of crushed marble are painstakingly laid into place in this ancient spiritual art form to generate energies for global healing. Visitors are welcome to witness this remarkable process each day of the residency.
Admission: Daily admission to the museum is free. Suggested donation is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors.
Location: 2010 Flora (between Harwood and Olive), Dallas, TX 75201
Main Number: (214) 979-6430