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Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Hours | Admission | Address | Directions | Tours | Visitor Guidelines | Ticketing Policies

 

Hours

Tuesday – Friday, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday - Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed Mondays

Holiday Closings:

December 24, 25, 31
January 1

 

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Admission

Admission to the building is free.

Exhibition admission to the Sarofim Gallery is free for Asia Society members and children ages 12 and under, $5 for nonmembers.

All patrons ages 6 and over require a ticket for all ticketed programs. Click here to learn more about our ticketing policies.

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Address

1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004
713.496.9901
[email protected]

Located in the heart of Houston's Museum District.

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Parking and Directions

Asia Society Texas Center Parking Lot Rates

  • 1-24 hours: $5.00

The Texas Center is a five-minute walk from the Museum District METRO Rail Station.

Click here to download a printer-friendly map with directions and parking information, or get directions on Google Maps.

From 59 South

  1. Start out going north on US 59, Southwest Freeway
  2. Take the Main Exit
  3. Turn right onto Main
  4. Turn left onto Southmore

From 59 North

  1. Start out going south on US 59, Southwest Freeway
  2. Take the Fannin Exit
  3. Turn slight-left onto Fannin
  4. Turn left onto Southmore

From 288 South

  1. Start out going north on TX 288, South Freeway
  2. Take the Southmore Exit
  3. Turn left onto Southmore

From 288 North

  1. Start out going south on TX 288, South Freeway
  2. Take the Southmore Exit
  3. Turn right onto Southmore

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Tours

Guided tours of Asia Society Texas Center and its exhibitions take place each month on a select Saturday afternoon. Click here for more information and upcoming tour dates.

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Visitor Guidelines

Please turn off all pagers, cellular phones, personal organizers, watch alarms, and other sound-emitting devices before the start of the event. Cameras and recording equipment may be strictly prohibited.

No food or beverages are allowed inside the The Brown Foundation Performing Arts Theater or any other venue, unless otherwise stated.

Smoking is not permitted inside any of the venues.

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Ticketing Policies

Hours and Location

Tickets may be purchased in person at Asia Society Texas Center, by phone at 713.496.9901, and online on the Upcoming Events pages.

In-person and phone transactions are processed Tuesday through Friday, 11:00 am until 6:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am until 6:00 pm, and before the start of an event. Online transactions are processed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

Admission

Admission to the building is free.

Guests recieve FREE admission to exhibitions throughout December. Normally, exhibition admission is free for Asia Society Members and children ages 12 and younger, $5 for Nonmembers.

All patrons ages 6 and older require a ticket for all ticketed events.

 

Mailing Tickets/Will Call

Asia Society Texas Center does not mail tickets.

All orders will be held at Will Call, located at the Texas Center's Information Desk. Will Call generally opens 1 hour prior to the start of an event and remains open until 30 minutes after the start of the event.

 

Fees

For programs with a performance date of July 1, 2014 and later, a $1.50 fee per ticket purchased is assessed on credit card transactions. Patrons who wish to avoid this processing fee may purchase tickets in person with cash or check at the Information Desk during the Texas Center’s regular business hours and prior to programs.

 

Refunds and Exchanges

Tickets are nonrefundable, except in cases of cancelled events. Exchanges may be available to another performance of the same program. A service charge may apply. For more information please call 713.496.9901.

 

Donations

Tickets can be returned to the Information Desk at least 1 hour prior to the start of an event as a tax-deductable contribution. A letter acknowledging this contribution will be mailed to you for tax purposes.

 

Ticket Limits

Some events limit the number of tickets that can be purchased by any one patron. Additional orders to that patron's credit card or email address will be denied or cancelled.

 

Reservations for Free Events

All unclaimed reservations for free events will be released to the public 10 minutes prior to the start of an event, no exceptions.

 

Latecomers

Please be aware that all events start promptly. To minimize disruptions, patrons arriving after the start of the event will be seated at a suitable interval designated by Texas Center staff in close consultation with the artists/speakers. We recommend that you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the start of an event to find parking and to take your seat.

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