First Friday Leo BarVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Free admission, fun, and culture at a unique after-hours happy hour
Be among the first to see the new exhibition Unknown Tibet: The Tucci Expeditions and Buddhist Painting at the March edition of First Friday! The museum stays open late from 6:00–9:00 pm, offering free admission, exhibition tours, drink specials, late night shopping at AsiaStore, and artist talks and performances inspired by Asia Society's "Buddhism and Beyond" season.
- FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION
- FIRST CHANCE! EXHIBITION TOURS of Unknown Tibet: The Tucci Expeditions and Buddhist Painting, opening on February 27th
- DRINK SPECIALS by Great Performances
- VODKA TASTING provided by Milano Green Vodka
- FREE ARTIST TALKS AND PERFORMANCES:
Ink in Motion: Calligraphy by Wang Dongling, 6:30–7:30 PM
Moonlight Meditation: Work-in-Progress, 8:00–9:00 PM
- ASIASTORE SPECIAL DISCOUNTS
Free admission. Cash bar.
Both performances have limited seating and registration is required beforehand.
Celebrate #UnknownTibet and Giuseppe Tucci with Milano Green Vodka!
As a nod to Giuseppe Tucci's Italian heritage, Asia Society and Milano Green Vodka are giving away three bottles of Milano Green, crafted by the finest Italian distillers.
How to enter:
At the event, post a photo of the #UnknownTibet exhibition or your favorite part of the First Friday festivities on social media (Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram) and tag @AsiaSociety/@AsiaSocietyNY and @Milanogreenvodka for a chance to win. At the end of the night, we'll select three lucky winners!
Exhibitions on view at the museum:
Unknown Tibet: The Tucci Expeditions and Buddhist Painting, through May 20, 2018
Stunning paintings collected by Giuseppe Tucci during his 1926–1948 expeditions to Tibet, on view for the first time in the United States. Presented together with striking photography taken during Tucci's travels.
In Focus: An Assembly of Gods, through March 25, 2018
This exhibition takes an in-depth look at a large Chinese pantheon painting from the early nineteenth century.
Masterpieces from the Asia Society Museum Collection, through March 25, 2018
This exhibition features a selection of the finest artworks from the renowned Asia Society Museum Collection.