Free at the Asia Society Texas. If you've never seen this, it's an incredible art form, not to be missed. In the Museum District: 1370 Southmore Blvd. Houston, TX 77004
Saturday Viewing Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.,
Community Mandala: 12-4 p.m. (while supplies last)
The whole community is invited to take part in the art by helping create a sand mandala. Guests will learn how to use the chakpur to fill in the design with sand.
Sunday Viewing Hours: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Closing Ceremony: 2 p.m.
The monks will dismantle the mandala, sweeping up the sands to symbolize the impermanence of life. The sand will be distributed to the audience at the conclusion of the ceremony, while supplies last.