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Gary Bass’s 'The Blood Telegram' Wins the 2014 Asia Society Bernard Schwartz Book Award

Gary Bass will be honored and presented with a $20,000 prize at a special event to be held at Asia Society’s headquarters on December 9, 2014. more

China Capable of Achieving Sustained 6% GDP Growth through 2020, says new Asia Society and Rhodium Group study

A new Asia Society Policy Institute and Rhodium Group study shows progress on far-reaching reforms announced in November 2013 and points out impediments to realization of reform. more

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to Head Asia Society Policy Institute

Rudd "ideal choice to lead the Asia Society Policy Institute at this historic moment," Asia Society President Josette Sheeran said. more

Asia Society Honors Asia Game Changers at United Nations

Jack Ma named Asia Game Changer of the Year; Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai also honored more

Cities from North America and Asia-Pacific Convene in Toronto around Educating Students in a Global Context

International learning community of city school systems to meet October 7-10, 2014. more

Asia Society Announces First Asia Game Changer Awards

Asia Society honors 13 leaders and institutions as 'Asia Game Changers' more
Li Tai Po, 1987. Antique wooden TV cabinets, radio cabinet, Korean printing block, Korean book, color TVs. 96 x 62 x 24 in. Asia Society, New York: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold and Ruth Newman, 2008.2. Photo © 2007 John Bigelow Taylor Photography.

Asia Society Museum Presents First Major NYC Exhibition on Nam June Paik Since His Death in 2006

Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot on view September 5, 2014 through January 4, 2015 more

Asia Society Board Elects Renée Fleming, Tom Nides, and Viswanathan Shankar as New Trustees

Asia Society's Board of Trustees welcomes three new board members at its spring meeting in Seoul. more

Asia Society Awards Best Employers for Asian Pacific American Talent

Goldman Sachs wins “Overall Best Employer for Asian Pacific Americans” for 2nd time in a row, while KPMG also takes top spots in annual Asian Pacific Americans Corporate Awards. more
Shiva Ahmadi, Lotus, 2013. Mixed media on aquaboard. Triptych, overall dimensions: 60 x 120 in. (152.4 x 304.8 cm). Courtesy of the artist and Leila Heller Gallery.

Asia Society Museum in New York Presents Shiva Ahmadi: In Focus

Asia Society Museum presents Shiva Ahmadi's first solo New York museum exhibition. On view June 10–August 3, 2014. more