Join us at Miller Outdoor Theatre Friday, October 26, for a free concert with Red Baraat!

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Pondicheri's little sister serves Indian-inspired cuisine such as butter chicken, saffron shrimp salad, and roti wraps.
Host your next event at Asia Society and treat your guests to a memorable experience.
Family Activity
27 Oct 2018
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Get in the Halloween spirit at Asia Society Texas Center, with our Family Day featuring a haunted ghost trail, trick-or-treating for Asian candy, ghost story writing workshops, design-your-own-yōkai (Japanese monster) workshops, and movies!
Family Activity
19 Oct 2018
6 - 10 p.m.
Join Asia Society Texas Center for a family-friendly Night Market 2018 featuring exciting activities, exhibitions, food trucks, local vendors, and more!
Lecture
25 Oct 2018
6:15 - 7:45 p.m.
Join Asia Society Texas Center for a conversation on China’s economy, the state of the government’s reform agenda, and the resulting impact on relations with the US and other countries.
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An exclusive selection of Japanese designs is available for purchase at Asia Society Texas Center for the duration of the Ayomi Yoshida exhibition, through January 2019.
Special Event
23 Oct 2018
6 - 9 p.m.
Dr. Marie and Mr. Vijay Goradia have been selected as the recipients of the 2018 Huffington Award.
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Featuring four artists making their ASTC debuts, 'New Cartographies' delves into the unique ways that contemporary artists incorporate maps into their practices to examine globally relevant topics.

Plan Your Visit

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The building will be closed Friday, October 19, until 6 p.m. when Night Market 2018 begins. We will resume our regular hours on Saturday, October 20. Thank you for your understanding!

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Events

Class
10 Sep 2018
6 - 7:30 p.m.
This Level I course provides a basic introduction to Tai Chi.
Class
10 Sep 2018
7:45 - 8:45 p.m.
This Level II course will help students make this form of Tai Chi their own.
Family Activity
19 Oct 2018
6 - 10 p.m.
Join Asia Society Texas Center for a family-friendly Night Market 2018 featuring exciting activities, exhibitions, food trucks, local vendors, and more!
Special Event
23 Oct 2018
6 - 9 p.m.
Dr. Marie and Mr. Vijay Goradia have been selected as the recipients of the 2018 Huffington Award.
Lecture
25 Oct 2018
6:15 - 7:45 p.m.
Join Asia Society Texas Center for a conversation on China’s economy, the state of the government’s reform agenda, and the resulting impact on relations with the US and other countries.
Performance
26 Oct 2018
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
In partnership with Miller Outdoor Theatre, Asia Society Texas Center presents NPR's "best party band in years," Red Baraat.
Family Activity
27 Oct 2018
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Get in the Halloween spirit at Asia Society Texas Center, with our Family Day featuring a haunted ghost trail, trick-or-treating for Asian candy, ghost story writing workshops, design-your-own-yōkai (Japanese monster) workshops, and movies!
Film
28 Oct 2018
3:45 - 7 p.m.
In partnership with Firestarter and HOPE Clinic, Asia Society Texas Center presents the Houston premiere of "Seeds of All Things," which follows the journeys of a Houston health clinic and the immigrant families it serves in the months before the 2016 elections.
Film
02 Nov 2018
7 - 9:30 p.m.
Enjoy some outrageous fun at Asia Society Texas Center's outdoor film party, featuring "Kung Fu Hustle" and an interactive kung fu performance!
Workshop
05 Nov 2018
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Address that holiday stress! Asia Society Texas Center's five-session Qigong workshop with Henderson Smith will exercise both the mind and body using a practice that anyone can enjoy and benefit from.
Panel Discussion
08 Nov 2018
6:15 - 7:45 p.m.
Whether hosting the Olympics or promoting traveling performing arts troupes, China is exerting influence through attraction — or, using "soft power." Join Asia Society Texas Center for a discussion on China's increasing soft power and influence on the global stage to spread its message widely and broadly.
Performance
09 Nov 2018
6:45 - 9:30 p.m.
The musical traditions of Korea will fill Asia Society Texas Center in a concert featuring performances by Chan E. Park and Sanghoom Kim. In collaboration with Rice University Shepherd School of Music.
Tour
10 Nov 2018
2 - 3 p.m.
Explore Yoshio Taniguchi's first free-standing structure in the United States.
Tour
10 Nov 2018
3 - 4 p.m.
Join Asia Society for a docent-led tour of the New Cartographies: Artists and the Changing Maps of Asia and Ayomi Yoshida exhibitions.
Performance
11 Nov 2018
4 - 9 p.m.
In a multimedia performance piece blending live music and narration, the Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet will perform on-stage alongside Oscar-nominated filmmakers Sam Green and Joe Bini against the backdrop of 'A Thousand Thoughts,' a documentary portrait of archival footage and filmed interviews.
Workshop
12 Nov 2018
7 - 8:30 p.m.
New and experienced meditators are welcome in weekly sittings on Monday evenings, where Insight Meditation Houston will host a practice of short exercises, silent meditation, and periods of guidance and discussion.
Panel Discussion
14 Nov 2018
6:15 - 7:45 p.m.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and other recent record flood events, what can Houston learn from Asian cities with similar environmental landscapes and urban profiles? Join Asia Society Texas Center for a conversation on the way forward for Houston as a city, and the urban planning, development, and transportation solutions to a sustainable future.
Film
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.
Workshop
01 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!
Meet the Artist
08 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
08 Dec 2018
2 - 3 p.m.
Explore Yoshio Taniguchi's first free-standing structure in the United States.
Tour
08 Dec 2018
3 - 4 p.m.
Join Asia Society for a docent-led tour of the New Cartographies: Artists and the Changing Maps of Asia and Ayomi Yoshida exhibitions.
Meet the Artist
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.
Discussion
17 Jan 2019
5:45 - 8 p.m.
Johns Hopkins SAIS Dean Vali Nasr, a leading scholar and expert on American foreign policy and Iran, will discuss the future of U.S.-Iran relations after the U.S. withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly known as the Iran Nuclear Deal.
18 Jan 2019
7:30 - 10 p.m.
Enjoy an educational and entertaining night highlighting a range of Turkish traditions, from folk music and Ottoman court music, to the contemporary music of Turkey.
Meet the Author
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
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.

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