This free family-friendly event in May celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month through Asian and fusion cuisine, movement and fitness demonstrations, community performances, creative activities, local vendors, and visual art displays. AsiaFest is scheduled for Saturday, May 13, 2017.
This festive, family-friendly night of tasty treats, local vendors, and crafts also features a free look at the fall exhibition. The next Night Market will take place on Friday, October 13.
Held at Asia Society Texas Center throughout the year, Family Days give audiences of all ages the chance to learn more about Asian culture through demonstrations, exhibits, performances, and storytelling. Families may create crafts together, learn about Asian games and holidays, or have their faces painted with Asian-themed decorations.
Family Day: Lunar New Year Celebration
Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with performances, art activities, games, and storytelling!
Join us in welcoming spring by participating in come-and-go arts and crafts during the week of March 13-17! A different themed activity will be featured each day. Additionally, we'll have FREE screenings of Disney's Moana and FREE admission to our exhibition Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art!
Monday: Cherry Blossoms
Create a hanging scroll featuring a blooming cherry blossom tree.
Make a faux clay tea light holder shaped like a lotus.
Wednesday: Nowruz (Persian New Year)
Decorate egg ornaments to celebrate Nowruz.
Celebrate Holi, the festival of colors, by drawing traditional Rangoli with bright chalk.
Friday: Koi Fish
Try your hand at making origami koi and create a paper pond for them to live in.
Please note that Creation Stations at Asia Society Texas Center have been discontinued. In its place, Asia Society will be launching a new family series. More details to come!
CANCELLED: Creation Station: Stitching and Tooling
Saturday, April 8, 12:30 - 2:30 pm
CANCELLED: Creation Station: What a Relief
Saturday, June 10, 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Education and outreach programs at Asia Society Texas Center are made possible through generous funding from the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation. Additional support provided by Friends of Education & Outreach at Asia Society Texas Center.