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Dr. Anthony Jackson, Vice President of Education at Asia Society, speaks at the launch of the Center for Global Education at Asia Society in New York on September 22, 2016. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Asia Society Launches Center for Global Education to Prepare Students for a Global 21st Century

The Center will bring together the most influential educators, businesses, and government officials; commission research and publish insights; and partner with schools and education systems to change policy and practice. more
Deborah Lehr, Chair and Founder of the Antiquities Coalition, addresses the "Culture Under Threat" forum at Asia Society in New York on September 16, 2016. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Asia Society and Antiquities Coalition Convene Leaders to Promote Protection of Conflict Antiquities

Forum assessed the global fight against the destruction and plunder of cultural artifacts in the Middle East and North Africa by ISIS and other violent extremist organizations. more
'Deserted Town' from the series 'The Abandoned Animals of Fukushima,; Ôta Yasusuke  (Japanese), 2011, Photograph, pigment‑based inkjet print, ©Yasusuke Ota, Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Photography Exhibition at Asia Society Texas Center Celebrates the Resilience of the Human Spirit following Japan’s 2011 Earthquake

"In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11," organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, is the first exhibition to explore the photography created in reaction to these tragic events. more
The honorees will attend the Asia Game Changer Awards Dinner and Celebration at the United Nations on October 27, 2016.

Asia Society Announces 2016 Asia Game Changers

Architect I.M. Pei to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award; Awardees Will Be Honored at Asia Game Changer Awards Dinner and Celebration at the U.N. on October 27, 2016 more
Matjaž Tančič, #24. RI GYONG SUN, 45, Maintaining Ancient History Section, Folk Park Pyongyang, 2014, Pigment print on archival paper, Courtesy of Pékin Fine Arts, Koryo Studio, and the artist

3DPRK Exhibition at Asia Society Texas Center Captures a Different North Korea

The exhibition will be on view in the Center’s Fayez Sarofim Grand Hall from September 3, 2016 to February 26, 2017, and will require visitors to wear 3D glasses to view the photographs. more

Asia 21 Announces 2016 Class of Young Leaders

Comprised of 32 rising professionals from 24 countries representing the private, public, and nonprofit sectors, this year’s class is a remarkable group focused on shaping a brighter future for the Asia-Pacific region. more
The Huffington award will be presented at an October 7, 2016 luncheon at the Hilton Americas-Houston.

Asia Society Texas Center to Honor Gerald D. Hines for Contributions to International Understanding

The developer, whose Houston projects include The Galleria, Williams Tower and Pennzoil Place, is the 2016 recipient of the Roy M. Huffington Award. more
Zao Wou-Ki. Pavillon rouge (Red pavilion), 1954. Oil on canvas.

Asia Society Museum in New York Presents 'No Limits: Zao Wou-Ki'

Asia Society Museum in New York presents the first U.S. retrospective of the artist Zao Wou-Ki, a key figure within post-World War II abstraction. more
Infographic: 2016 Asian Pacific Americans Corporate Survey

Companies that Neglect APA Advancement Risk Losing Out: New Survey

A significant number of Asian Pacific American and Asian employees believe they are not part of strategic conversations at their company, survey finds. more