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First Lady Barbara Bush passed away on the evening of April 17 at the home she shared with the 41st U.S. President George H.W. Bush in the Tanglewood neighborhood of Houston. Along with former U.S. Ambassador Roy M. Huffington, she helped establish Asia Society Texas Center in 1979.
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Eric Muthondu, a senior at Foster High School in Southwest Houston and a Young Leaders Institute (YLI) participant in 2016 and an assistant in 2017, has a tough choice to make: where to matriculate of the dozen Ivy League and globally renowned universities where he was accepted.
Performance
18 Aug 2018
2 - 8:30 p.m.
Following the last two years’ sold-out programs at Asia Society, the famed multiphonic singers of Tibet’s Drepung Loseling Monastery return to present ancient temple music and dance.
23 Jul 2018
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
SHADOW PUPPETRY: Design and build your own shadow puppets, then join your fellow campers in an exciting performance on stage!
Family Activity
21 Jul 2018
1 - 4 p.m.
You are invited to a fun-filled day in the Museum District with family-friendly activities at Asia Society Texas Center, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) and Lawndale Art Center!
Special Event
26 Jul 2018
6 - 8 p.m.
Enjoy a special preview of Ayomi Yoshida's first exhibition in Texas and a reception.

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Events

Class
11 Jun 2018
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Want to release some stress this summer? Asia Society’s Tai Chi classes with Henderson Smith exercise both the mind and body using a practice that anyone can enjoy and benefit from.
Class
11 Jun 2018
7:45 - 8:45 p.m.
Want to release some stress this summer? Asia Society’s Tai Chi classes with Henderson Smith exercise both the mind and body using a practice that anyone can enjoy and benefit from.
Family Activity
21 Jul 2018
1 - 4 p.m.
You are invited to a fun-filled day in the Museum District with family-friendly activities at Asia Society Texas Center, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) and Lawndale Art Center!
23 Jul 2018
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
SHADOW PUPPETRY: Design and build your own shadow puppets, then join your fellow campers in an exciting performance on stage!
Special Event
26 Jul 2018
6 - 8 p.m.
Enjoy a special preview of Ayomi Yoshida's first exhibition in Texas and a reception.
Film
27 Jul 2018
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center presents a special screening of "CALL ME SIS," directed by Lee Sang-woo.
Meet the Artist
28 Jul 2018
2 - 3:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center welcomes artist Ayomi Yoshida to discuss her work as it relates to the current Fayez Sarofim Grand Hall Exhibition
30 Jul 2018
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The third YLI session will focus on the Middle East and address issues such as communal cooperation, peace-building, foreign investment and economic growth, governance and geopolitics, and humanitarian issues.
Film
03 Aug 2018
8 - 10:30 p.m.
Celebrate the end of the summer with "Godzilla," the granddaddy of all monster movies!
06 Aug 2018
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
AMAZING ASIAN EATS: Taste and cook foods from India, Thailand, China, Korea, and Japan! At the end of the week, you and your teammates will create a food stand for an Asian Night Market.
Tour
11 Aug 2018
2 - 3 p.m.
Explore Yoshio Taniguchi's first free-standing structure in the United States.
Performance
11 Aug 2018
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Join us at the Asia Society Texas Center as we celebrate the diversity and talent of Houston-area cultural performing art groups!
Class
13 Aug 2018
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Looking for the perfect, relaxing exercise to end the summer and get ready for the fall? This two-day workshop on Qigong, direct from the Wudang Mountains of China, can be attended by seasoned practitioners or serve as an introduction for beginners interested in a longer course.
Performance
18 Aug 2018
2 - 8:30 p.m.
Following the last two years’ sold-out programs at Asia Society, the famed multiphonic singers of Tibet’s Drepung Loseling Monastery return to present ancient temple music and dance.
Film
30 Aug 2018
5:45 - 8:30 p.m.
In partnership with the Australian Consulate-General in Houston, Asia Society Texas Center presents a coming-of-age film that's been compared to "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Stand by Me."
Tour
08 Sep 2018
2 - 3 p.m.
Explore Yoshio Taniguchi's first free-standing structure in the United States.
Tour
08 Sep 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.
Class
10 Sep 2018
6 - 7 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.
Class
15 Sep 2018
9 - 10:30 a.m.
This course will provide adult learners with a basic introduction and foundation in Mandarin Chinese, covering the Hanyu Pinyin phonetic transcription system, pronunciation, and common vocabulary and idiomatic expressions.
Class
15 Sep 2018
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
This course will provide adult learners with the skills they'll need to use Chinese in the business world, including etiquette, client meetings, appointments, interviews, office interactions, negotiations, and more.
Class
16 Sep 2018
9 - 11 a.m.
Learn distinct styles of yoga from a variety of teachers on Asia Society Texas Center's Festival Lawn.
Film
30 Sep 2018
2:30 - 6 p.m.
Asia Society presents the launch of Houston's yearlong Gandhi Sesquicentennial Celebrations series with this film screening and panel discussion about Gandhi's legacy of nonviolence.
Meet the Author
11 Oct 2018
7 - 9 p.m.
Author Ramachandra Guha presents his second and concluding volume of his Mahatma Gandhi biography, "Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World, 1914-1948," at Brazos Bookstore.
Tour
13 Oct 2018
2 - 3 p.m.
Explore Yoshio Taniguchi's first free-standing structure in the United States.
Tour
13 Oct 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.
Family Activity
19 Oct 2018
6 - 9 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.
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.
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.
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.

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