First Friday Leo BarVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Kick off your weekend at our monthly First Friday party and see Asia Society Museum's newest exhibitions for free! The museum stays open late from 6–9 p.m., offering free admission, exhibition tours, drink specials, late night shopping at AsiaStore, and activities inspired by the Asian in America series.
- FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION
- EXHIBITION TOURS
- MUSIC by DJ Tito_Vida (BUBBLE_T, #BodyRollsBK)
- INSPIRING CRAFTS
- DRINK SPECIALS by Great Performances
(happy hour prices from 6–7 p.m.)
- ASIAN-INSPIRED BITES
- ASIASTORE DISCOUNTS
Free admission. Cash bar.
Exhibitions on view at the museum:
A Complete Map of the World: The Eighteenth-century Convergence of China and Europe
Through May 5, 2019
This small, focused exhibition uses one of the rare prints of Ma Junliang’s map of the world, Jingban tianwen quantu, as a starting point to consider the interaction between China and Europe during the eighteenth century. The exhibition also includes Chinese eighteenth-century artworks that appropriate and reinterpret European images and techniques.
Reza Aramesh: 12 noon, Monday 5 August 1, 1963
Through June 9, 2019
Reza Aramesh examines the power imbalance between captor and captive and the aestheticization of violence in media coverage of wartime atrocities.
M.F. Husain: Art and the Nation
Through August 4, 2019
An exhibition focused on M.F. Husain's mural-sized painting Lightning, created for then-Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s Congress Party public rally in 1975.
Masterpieces from the Asia Society Museum Collection
Through August 4, 2019
This exhibition features a selection of the finest artworks from the renowned Asia Society Museum Collection.
DJ Tito_Vida is a co-founding member of the collaborative creative community known as BUBBLE_T and founder of the dance party #BodyRollsBK. He's a Filipino kid committed to making you move and groove, one dance floor at a time! Instagram: @tito_vida, @bubble____t, @pedro.vidallon.
This spring, Asia Society presents Asian in America — a series of public events, performances, conversations, and celebrations of the remarkably diverse experiences of Asians and Asian Americans in the United States.
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