Monday, May 7, 2012

Monday Funday: The Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art

A couple weeks ago I decided the timing was right to take our children to this beautiful museum:

Please note that this is one of many wonderful places to take your children for field trips
that are not open on Mondays.
But we just switched our schedules around a little bit to make it happen on a Tuesday or Wednesday
that my husband was off work.
Best Part = Free Admission!!

There are some really amazing pieces in this collection of Asian art.
This is hand-carved marble.

This museum has only 3 floors.
The third floor, we were warned multiple times, was full of "mature" art.
So we really only had 2 floors that were appropriate for the children.
That didn't take very long to make our way through.
We were sort of glad to get out to the terrace area for some fresh air, a place to run,
and pictures!!

One of the purposes of our Monday Funday's is to be able to relax together
without a time schedule, and to explore new things.
It was such a gorgeous day that once we made our way through the museum
(in less than an hour),
we decided to just walk around the area of downtown Dallas that we were in.
Here is some of the attractions we were near:

with the spire of the
in the background.

This beautiful church is located directly across the street from the 
sculpture gardens of the Dallas Museum of Art.

This is the AH-mazing pipe organ inside the sanctuary of this church!
I only wish we could've heard it being played!!

As we left town, we got to use the new

What day trip is complete without a little Sonic happy hour?!?

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