First Friday Leo Bar

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Free admission, fun, and culture at a unique after-hours happy hour

Friends pose at an Asia Society party.

Friends pose at Asia Society's Friday Leo Bar. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society.)

Start your weekend with some art and culture—Asia Society's First Friday Leo Bar happy hour is a unique opportunity to see the new exhibition The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India for free! Celebrate Diwali with us at a special First Friday inspired by the holiday! The museum stays open late from 6–9 p.m., offering free admission, exhibition tours, drink specials, late night shopping at AsiaStore, music, and more inspired by Asia Society's Season of India

Free admission. Cash bar.

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Exhibitions on view at the museum:

The Progressive Revolution: Modern Art for a New India, September 14, 2018–January 20, 2019
A landmark exhibition of spectacular oil paintings from the 1940s to 1990s, by members of the Progressive Artists' Group. At a time of massive political and social upheaval, these artists gave visual form to the idea of India as secular, diverse, international, and united. 

S. H. Raza. Haut de Cagnes, 1951.
S. H. Raza. Haut de Cagnes, 1951. Gouache on paper. H. 27 x W. 28 1/2 in. (68.6 x 72.4 cm) The Darashaw Collection. Courtesy of the lender

Tuan Andrew Nguyen: Letters from Saigon to SaigonSeptember 7, 2018–January 6, 2019
A recently acquired series of nine photographs by Tuan Andrew Nguyen, the works capture a correspondence between a young Vietnamese rapper and African American rapper Saigon.


Presented in part by State Bank of India, proud Supporter of the Season of India.

Event Details

Fri 02 Nov 2018
6 - 9 p.m.

Asia Society
725 Park Avenue 
New York, NY 10021

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Free admission; cash bar.
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