Arts Programs & Events

Upcoming Events

  • AsiaStore Event
     /  New York
    Wednesday 12 Dec 2018
    12 - 3 p.m.
    Iranian-American Azin Valy merges fashion with social entrepreneurship through Cityzen by Azin, a luxury brand with a global consciousness.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    Friday 14 Dec 2018
    7:30 - 8:45 p.m.
    Nine and a Half Love is a stunning solo theater piece that combines poetry, myth and allegory in a darkly layered narrative about the regret of time past; frustration about destiny; and volatility of love.
  • Special Event
     /  India
    Friday 14 Dec 2018
    8 - 11 p.m.
    Asia Society India Centre celebrates the Times Litfest 2018! An evening of literature, music & banter
  • Performance
     /  New York
    Saturday 15 Dec 2018
    7:30 - 8:45 p.m.
    Nine and a Half Love is a stunning solo theater piece that combines poetry, myth and allegory in a darkly layered narrative about the regret of time past; frustration about destiny; and volatility of love.
  • Workshop
     /  Hong Kong
    Sunday 16 Dec 2018
    11 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
    Learn the basic skills of landscape drawing during this fun workshop.
  • Workshop
     /  Hong Kong
    Sunday 16 Dec 2018
    11 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
    為了欣賞大自然的美麗,風景畫是一個重要的藝術主題。從15世紀開始,風景畫都以浪漫手法表達,並用來表達人性與全能的大自然的關係。在19世紀後期,印象派藝術家從畫室走到戶外,仔細研究和記錄大自然在不同光線和天氣下的變化。
  • Meet the Author
     /  New York
    Thursday 10 Jan 2019
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    Family dramas and personal struggles play out against the tumult of the 1979 Iranian Revolution in Rabeah Ghaffari’s compelling debut novel "To Keep the Sun Alive." At this book launch, author and filmmaker Ghaffari will be in conversation with artist Shirin Neshat.
  • Meet the Artist
     /  Texas
    Saturday 12 Jan 2019
    2 - 3:30 p.m.
    Asia Society Texas Center welcomes artist Tiffany Chung to discuss her work as it relates to the current exhibition New Cartographies.
  • Tour
     /  Texas
    Saturday 12 Jan 2019
    3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
    Join Asia Society for a docent-led tour of the New Cartographies and Ayomi Yoshida exhibitions.
  • Special Event
     /  New York
    Friday 18 Jan 2019
    6 - 9 p.m.
    Asia Society and Sholay Productions are proud to present a special edition of the roving, New York based LGBTQ Bollywood inspired dance party, Desilicious.
  • AsiaStore Event
     /  New York
    Saturday 19 Jan 2019
    2 - 3:30 p.m.
    Join author/actress Sheetal Sheth for a reading of her popular, acclaimed children's book Always Anjali.
  • Meet the Author
     /  Texas
    Friday 25 Jan 2019
    7 - 8:30 p.m.
    In this talk, acclaimed author and meditation master Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche will draw on the ancient wisdom of the Tibetan Bön Buddhist tradition to guide us in developing the ability to show up fully for our lives and clear whatever blocks us from expressing our creative gifts for the greatest good.
  • Film
     /  Texas
    Sunday 27 Jan 2019
    2 - 4 p.m.
    Asia Society Texas Center, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and Rice Cinema present a film screening of "No Date, No Signature" as part of Rice Cinema's Iranian Film Festival.
  • Special Event
     /  India
    Friday 1 Feb 2019
    7 - 10 p.m.
    The third edition of Asia Arts Game Changer Awards India
  • Discussion
     /  Texas
    Thursday 7 Mar 2019
    6:15 - 8 p.m.
    Asian Americans and U.S.-based actors of Asian descent have made significant strides in the past generation within film and television — however, they still must address ongoing stereotypes and issues of whitewashing. Join Asia Society Texas Center for a discussion with actors Rizwan Manji and Tim Jo on whitewashing of Asian characters in American cinema and television.
  • Special Event
     /  Hong Kong
    Friday 29 Mar 2019
    6 - 10 p.m.
    A gala celebration honoring the Asia Arts Game Changers during the week of Art Basel in Hong Kong.

Past Events

  • Meet the Artist
     /  Texas
    Saturday 8 Dec 2018
    2 - 3:30 p.m.
    In this presentation complementing the exhibition New Cartographies, Asia Society Texas Center welcomes artist Allan deSouza, who will discuss his works in the Louisa Stude Sarofim Gallery.
  • Tour
     /  Northern California
    Thursday 6 Dec 2018
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    Join the Asia Society Young Professionals Group for an exclusive members-only happy hour and tour of the Asian Art Museum’s latest exhibitions.


  • AsiaStore Event
     /  New York
    Wednesday 5 Dec 2018
    12 - 3:30 p.m.
    A collaboration between Gurnani and Jay Lakhani, this intricately beaded jewelry embraces Eastern and Western aesthetics.
  • Meet the Author
     /  New York
    Monday 3 Dec 2018
    6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    Join art critic Barbara Pollack for the latest insights into the impact of millennials on China's art world.
  • Workshop
     /  Texas
    Saturday 1 Dec 2018
    11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Learn about the distinct art of papercutting in the Persian and Japanese styles in this workshop with Asia Society Texas Center and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston!
  • Film
     /  Texas
    Thursday 29 Nov 2018
    7 - 9 p.m.
    Asia Society Texas Center welcomes back the Australian Short Films Today traveling film festival for their second year, presenting an eclectic collection of nine short films that include animation, comedy, and dramatic films.
  • AsiaStore Event
     /  New York
    Wednesday 28 Nov 2018
    12 - 3:30 p.m.
    Alexandra Tukelturk takes inspiration from the beauty and power of the Ottoman Empire reinterpreting the magnificent jewels and gemstones with her creative modern touch.
  • Special Event
     /  Northern California
    Monday 26 Nov 2018
    6 - 8 p.m.
    Learn about Asia Society's new travel series, starting with "South by Southeast: Yunnan and Laos" with Georgia Freedman
  • AsiaStore Event
     /  New York
    Sunday 25 Nov 2018
    11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Shop AsiaStore on Museum Store Sunday and support Asia Society and our mission.
  • Workshop
     /  Hong Kong
    Sunday 25 Nov 2018
    11 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
    此次工作坊導師會教授基本的人物寫生及繪畫衣服的技巧。
  • Discussion
     /  India
    Tuesday 20 Nov 2018
    4:30 - 8 p.m.
    A discussion on the history of the Deccan with Manu S. Pillai, Gautam Pemmaraju and Supriya Nair. Preceded by a screening of the documentary A Tongue Untied: The Story of Dakhani.
  • Film
     /  New York
    Sunday 18 Nov 2018
    4 - 9:30 p.m.
    North American premiere of Wang Bing's "Beauty Lives in Freedom" (2018) with introduction from the director.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    Saturday 17 Nov 2018
    7:30 - 8:50 p.m.
    Combining dance, theater, spoken text, and video, Red is a striking documentary performance that finds its point of departure from the Cultural Revolution’s canonized ballet, The Red Detachment of Women.
  • AsiaStore Event
     /  New York
    Saturday 17 Nov 2018
    12 - 3:30 p.m.
    Disha Karale creates a collection that reflect the unique shapes and patterns of traditional Indian henna designs.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    Friday 16 Nov 2018
    7:30 - 8:50 p.m.
    Combining dance, theater, spoken text, and video, Red is a striking documentary performance that finds its point of departure from the Cultural Revolution’s canonized ballet, The Red Detachment of Women.
  • Performance
     /  Texas
    Friday 16 Nov 2018
    6 - 7 p.m.
    Join Asia Society for a rare opportunity to hear Academy Award-winning composer Tan Dun ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon") discuss his creative process as a musician and composer, as well as a musical performance featuring inspirations and demonstrations of his current research in the Mogao Caves.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    Thursday 15 Nov 2018
    7:30 - 8:50 p.m.
    Combining dance, theater, spoken text, and video, Red is a striking documentary performance that finds its point of departure from the Cultural Revolution’s canonized ballet, The Red Detachment of Women.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    Sunday 11 Nov 2018
    7 - 8:30 p.m.
    In conjunction with a visit from Hamengkubuwono X, the Sultan of Yogyakarta in Indonesia, Asia Society hosts a performance by the court dancers and musicians of Yogyakarta.