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Guest Curator Talk with David V. Herlihy

Guest curator David V. Herlihy discuss the fascinating story behind 'Round Trip: Bicycling Asia Minor, 1891.' more
Round Trip: Bicycling Asia Minor, 1891 (Jeff Fantich)

Art Tour

Experience art on a personal level, learn about art historical periods and styles, and hear stories associated with the artwork. more
The Other Side: Chinese and Mexican Immigration to America (Anthony Rathbun)

Art Tour

Experience art on a personal level, learn about art historical periods and styles, and hear stories associated with the artwork. more
As Jiangbei rises into a forest of high-rises, shopping malls, and elevated roads, lifelong resident Ren Yindi, 66, continues to farm. (Tim Franco)

ChinaFile Presents: Megacity Chongqing Now

Join us for a presentation of photos and discussion of China's megacity Chongqing by ChinaFile contributor Tim Franco. more
Rohingya women who left their village to flee Burma to Bangladesh in early 2009. (Greg Constantine)

Interview: Photographer Documents 'The Horror' Facing Myanmar's Rohingya

2009 Osborn Elliott Prize winner Greg Constantine discusses his work depicting the struggles of stateless minority groups around the world through photography. more

Round Trip: Bicycling Asia Minor, 1891

Through photographs, 'Round Trip' conveys the experiences of two young Americans as they pedaled across three continents, encountering new peoples and cultures. more
William Sachtleben’s Humber bicycle at rest in Constantinople draws a crowd of spectators.  Background: Hagia Sophia and Thomas Allen on his bicycle.  March 21, 1891. Collection of the UCLA Library Special Collections

Round Trip: Bicycling Asia Minor, 1891 opens May 16 at Asia Society Texas Center

'Round Trip' features photographs taken by cyclists William Sachtleben and Thomas Allen, Jr. during their journey through Asia Minor. more
May 2, 2011 from the ‘Rikuzentakada’ series. (Naoya Hatakeyama)

Slideshow: Naoya Hatakeyama's 'Personal Landscapes' of Post-Earthquake Japan

"It has changed the way I think about time and history," photographer Naoya Hatakeyama said of his frequent trips to his tsunami-ravaged hometown to photograph the transformed landscape. more
Yangon's Sule Pagoda at dusk as seen from Trader's Hotel (now the "Sule Shangri-la"). (Andrew Rowat)

Interview: In Yangon, Photographer Andrew Rowat Finds a 'Future Yet Unwritten'

In a new project, photographer Andrew Rowat captures Myanmar’s transition through the lens of its now-vulnerable architectural heritage. more
Young Buddhist novices play in Hsinbyume Pagoda, Myanmar. Photograph by Sergio Carbajo Rodriguez. (Smithsonian.com)

18 Stunning Photos of Asia from Smithsonian.com's 2014 Photo Contest

From the Hsinbyume Pagoda in Myanmar to rice fields near China’s Yulong River, see Asia from a new frame of reference. more