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Eko Nugroho and Wayang Bocor January 12–14, 2017

Eko Nugroho at Asia Society

New Report: 'Making a Museum in the 21st Century'

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Asia Society Texas Center announces the appointment of Stephanie Todd Wong as the new Director of Arts & Culture.
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    13 Jan 2018
    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Join Asia Society for a docent-led tour of our 'Wondrous Worlds' and 'Zheng Chongbin' exhibitions.
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    10 Feb 2018
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    Join Asia Society for a docent-led tour of our 'Wondrous Worlds' and 'Zheng Chongbin' exhibitions.
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    17 Feb 2018
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    Welcome the Year of the Dog with performances, art and craft activities, and food inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia!
  • Performance
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    20 Apr 2018
    8:00pm - 9:30pm
    Combining South Asian classical dance, live music, multimedia, and theater, "The Forgotten Empress" is a dynamic dance drama based on the life of Empress Noor Jahan.
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     /  Texas
    21 Apr 2018
    8:00pm - 9:30pm
    Combining South Asian classical dance, live music, multimedia, and theater, "The Forgotten Empress" is a dynamic dance drama based on the life of Empress Noor Jahan.