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Family Day: Chinese Culture

Join us for Asia Society Texas Center's second Family Day in its new home. Adults and children of all ages can learn about Chinese culture through a range of activities.


Block Printing and Kite Making with Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
1 – 4 pm
Edward Rudge Allen III Education Center

Fan Brush Painting with Peihong Dong Endris
1 – 4 pm
Edward Rudge Allen III Education Center

Paper Cutting and Calligraphy with Chinese Community Center
1 – 4 pm
Edward Rudge Allen III Education Center

Create-Your-Own Panda Bear Masks
1 – 4 pm
Edward Rudge Allen III Education Center

Storytelling and Language Learning with Taiwan Academy
1:30 pm
Edward Rudge Allen III Education Center

Kid-Friendly T'ai Chi Demonstration with Henderson Smith
2 pm
Water Garden Terrace


Special Film Event

2:30 pm
The Brown Foundation Performing Arts Theater

Get a sneak peek of the REDCAT International Children's Film Festival during Family Day. Curated by acclaimed animator, teacher, and artist Joe Chang, this round-up of Chinese films shines a spotlight on some of China’s best and brightest animators.

Two films with English subtitles, in Mandarin. One film contains intense subject matter, and one very sweet film takes place in a bathroom.

Ages 7 and up. Running time: 53 min.

  • Yueer’s Fantasy. Dir: Chen Min.
  • The Lotus Pond. Dir: Tang Hongping.
  • A Man and a Bird. Dir: Dawei Huang.
  • A Crazy Night. Dir: Jiang Binhong.
  • Home, in Memory. Dir: Xiao Yijun.
  • The Summer. Dir: Mao Minnan.
  • Mole Don’t Know. Dir: Li Lu.
  • Father and Son. Dir: Joe Chang.
  • A Long Distance Call. Dir: Joe Chang.
  • The Chinese Violin. Dir: Joe Chang.



Event Details

Sun 15 Jul 2012
1:00pm - 4:00pm

1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004

Free for Asia Society Family Members, members of Asia Society's special member groups (Patrons, Grand Patrons, President's Circle, and Chairman's Circle), and children ages 5 and under; others $5 per person. Tickets available at the door.