Asia Moves into Houston Museum District

Asia Moves into Houston Museum District

Artist Mel Chin's spidery sculpture The Cabinet of Craving is the first art piece to be installed at the Asian Society Texas Center in the Houston Museum District. The facility, which also will include a performing arts theater as well as an education center, is set to open April 14. Construction of the $48.4 million facility was funded with private donations. (Helen Anders)

HOUSTON, March 5, 2012 — Helen Anders, travel writer for the Austin American Statesman, discusses Asia Society Texas Center's architectural features, its Grand Opening events, and the types of exhibitions and programs it will present. Of the Texas Center's offerings, Anders writes, "This broad approach makes a compelling argument for a spring visit to Houston's impressive Museum District, and its arrival is timely, given Houston's burgeoning Asian American population." Read the full story here.

March 5, 2012
by Anna Foret