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Jakarta will host fourth annual Pacific Cities Sustainability Initiative (PCSI) Forum

Asia Society Forum to Explore ‘Innovative and Climate Smart Cities’ in Jakarta, May 31-June 2

Jakarta will host fourth annual Pacific Cities Sustainability Initiative (PCSI) Forum more

Asia Society Board Welcomes Four New Trustees at Hong Kong Meeting

At its spring meeting in Hong Kong, the Asia Society Board of Trustees announced the election of four new members: Joseph Y. Bae, Piyush Gupta, Adrian Keller and David Nazarian. more
The Asia Society Policy Institute launched today in Hong Kong a Policy Commission that will examine the current trade architecture in the Asia-Pacific. Members include, from left to right, Peter Grey, Wendy Cutler, Mari Elka Pangestu, Gregory Domingo, Choi Seokyoung and Shotaro Oshima. (Jerome Yau/Asia Society)

Trade Policy Commission to Promote Regional Trade Integration in the Asia-Pacific

Asia Society Policy Institute initiative will offer recommendations on Asia trade landscape to improve regional integration more
Asia Society Celebrates 60

Asia Society Celebrates 60 Years of Building Bridges Between the U.S. and Asia

Asia Society celebrates 60th anniversary with special exhibitions and signature events across the Society’s global network. more
Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook. (Video still) Village and Elsewhere:  Artemisia Gentileschi’s Judith Beheading Holofernes, Jeff Koons’ Untitled and Thai Villagers, 2011. Single-channel video with sound. Asia Society, New York: Gift of Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz, 2015.7. Image courtesy of the artist and Tyler Rollins Fine Art.

In and Out of Context: Asia Society Celebrates the Collections at 60

On view at Asia Society Museum in New York March 8, 2016 through January 8, 2017 more

Asia Society Presents New York Premiere of ‘Recycling: Washi Tales,’ March 24-25

Four theatrical tales of paper making from Japanese history unfold in a world created by distinguished paper artist, Kyoko Ibe. more

APEC Key to Unlocking India’s Economy and Boosting Global Growth

A new Asia Society Policy Institute report argues that India has can boost economic growth at home, in the Asia-Pacific, and globally if it is better integrated with the region by joining APEC. more

Five Years After the Great East Japan Earthquake, 3-11 and 9-11 Survivors Share Their Stories at Asia Society, March 8

Survivors of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami join 9-11 first-responders, victims and family members to discuss a powerful outreach program that has transcended borders. more
Zen’en (1197-1258), Japanese cypress (hinoki) with cut gold leaf and traces of pigment, inlaid crystal eyes, and  bronze staff with attachments. H. 22¾ x W. 9½ x D. 9½ in. Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.202a-e. Photography by Synthescape.

Asia Society Museum Presents 'Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan'

On view at Asia Society Museum in New York February 9 through May 8, 2016 more
Recycling: Washi Tales, which will be staged at Asia Society on March 24 and 25, uses live performance to enliven the human stories contained in sheet of "washi," Japanese handmade paper, as it is recycled through time. (Valerie Oliveiro)

Asia Society New York Celebrates Japan in Special Season of Programs

'Season of Japan' will include talks, films, and performances, explores Japan’s past, present and future. more