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Chinese immigrant and new American citizen Yi Shu holds back tears after taking the oath of citizenship at a naturalization ceremony on April 9, 2013 in New York City. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Ahead of Asia Society Texas Center Exhibition, a Brief History of Chinese American Immigration

In anticipation of an Asia Society Texas Center exhibition opening, here's a look at the history of Chinese immigration to the U.S. more
Tibetan dance troupe rides New York subway in 1987 (Barry Bryant/Samaya Foundation)

#TBT: Tibetan Dance Troupe Rides New York Subway

Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: a Tibetan dance troupe tours NYC by subway in 1987. more
Jazz pianist, bandleader, and composer Vijay Iyer on The Charlie Rose Show on March 16, 2015.

Video: Polymathic Performing Artist Vijay Iyer Wants His Listeners to 'Feel Cared For'

Jazz pianist, bandleader, and composer discussed his new album on the Charlie Rose Show last week. Watch his interview, then relive his performances at the Asia Society. more
Author Suki Kim. (Ed Kashi)

Interview: Suki Kim Aims to Depict 'Human World' of North Korea in Undercover Memoir

Author Suki Kim taught English at a private university in Pyongyang for six months, while also working surreptitiously on a memoir. more
(Poster courtesy of the filmmakers)

Dreaming Against the World

How Chinese artist Mu Xin survived the upheavals of the 20th century and produced art that is graceful, elegant, and extraordinarily expressive. Post-screening discussion. more
Wind virtuoso Wu Tong performs at Asia Society New York on March 19, 2015. (Courtesy of Wu Tong)

Interview: Meet Wu Tong, China's Musical Polymath

Get to know Wu Tong, a master of the sheng, a Chinese wind instrument; a founding member of Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Ensemble; and the frontman for Lunhui, a pioneering rock band. more
Wu Ke-Xi, Midi Z, and La Frances Hui at the opening of the film series Homecoming Myanmar: A Midi Z Retrospective on March 6, 2015. (C. Bay Milin)

Multimedia: Emerging Director Midi Z on Myanmar, Taiwan, and Filming from Personal Experience

In his first U.S. survey, Myanmar filmmaker Midi Z presented four films at Asia Society New York and discussed his work with Taiwanese actress Wu Ke-Xi and Asia Society's La Frances Hui. more
Art conservator Leslie Gat at work removing bronze disease from a sculpture featured in Asia Society Museum's exhibition "Buddhist Art of Myanmar."

Video: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Restoring Buddhist Art From Myanmar

Art conservator Leslie Gat shares her insights about conservation and discusses how she traveled to Myanmar to assess the condition of various sculptures that were coming to the Spring exhibition Buddhist Art of Myanmar. more

Video: Conserving Buddhist Art of Myanmar

Art conservator Leslie Gat shares her insights about art conservation and describes how some of the objects in Asia Society Museum's Buddhist Art of Myanmar were conserved for the exhibition and beyond. more
"Alive" (2014).

Alive

Korean Movie Night New York: The harder a construction worker tries to improve his family's living condition, the more odds stack up against him. The film offers a powerful portrait of survival in the worst circumstances. more