Guided tours of Asia Society Texas Center will take place each month on a select Saturday afternoon from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. These opportunities to see Yoshio Taniguchi's first free-standing structure in the United States will focus on the materials, influences, and ambience of the building. Architecture tours are free for Members, $5 for Nonmembers.
Tour stops will include:
- The Brown Foundation Performing Arts Theater
- Edward Rudge Allen III Education Center
- Elkins Foundation Water Garden
- Fayez Sarofim Grand Hall
- The Water Garden Terrace
Docent-led tours of Asia Society Texas Center’s exhibitions allow visitors to experience art on a personal level, learn about art historical periods and styles, and hear stories associated with the artwork. Art tours take place from 2:00 – 3:00 pm and are free for Members, $5 for Nonmembers.
Asia Society Texas Center’s Adult Education Program provides affordable instruction on a wide variety of Asian topics. The goal is to engage the adult community and increase knowledge of Asian arts, culture, history, politics, and customs.
The Texas Center works with partners from across the Houston educational community. Class instructors may come from local universities, nonprofits, community centers, and businesses. When available, experts visiting Houston to speak at thepublic programs will also speak to Adult Education classes.