Educator workshops at Asia Society Texas Center combine a two-hour workshop with a performing or visual arts experience. Designed for K-12 and university instructors, these trainings give educators a greater understanding of Asian art, culture, economics, government, music, and theater. Following presentations, participants will tour the Louisa Stude Sarofim Gallery or attend a workshop-related event in The Brown Foundation Performing Arts Theater. Participants will also receive applicable G/T hours from the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (TAGT).
Asia Society offers FREE school tours which provide rich interactive opportunities for students to learn about Asian art and culture, and an opportunity to grow in knowledge about the diverse world around them.
The tours are open to all public, private, charter, alternative, and home schools from kindergarten to college.
All tours and subsequent interactive projects are tethered to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) and district curriculum standards. They may include:
- Docent-led tour of exhibitions in the Louisa Stude Sarofim Gallery
- “Introduction to Asia” PowerPoint Presentation highlighting essential information about Asian art, culture, geography, and politics
- Guided tour of the Texas Center and discussion of its unique architecture
- Interactive projects based on the current exhibition (unavailable during summer months, June through August)
PLEASE NOTE: During summer months, due to summer camps, Asia Society is unable to accommodate requests to designated a lunch area for students.
Visits take place on weekdays, Tuesday through Friday, for one to two hours. At least two weeks’ notice is required for school tours and additional advance notice is required for groups larger than 25.
For more information, please contact MBuening@AsiaSociety.org or 713.496.9914.
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Education and outreach programs at Asia Society Texas Center are made possible through generous funding from Karen Chang and the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation. Additional support provided by the Friends of Asia Society Texas Center.