Upcoming Events

Sunday 17 Nov 2019
2 - 3:30 p.m.
How did Vietnamese Americans come to dominate the $8 billion nail economy? From Los Angeles to the Bronx, 'Nailed It' introduces the diverse personalities behind this booming trade.
Panel Discussion
Tuesday 19 Nov 2019
6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
A discussion on the state of clean energy in Asia, including current challenges and obstacles, and what the U.S. and China can contribute to accelerating the region's transition to renewable energy.
Friday 6 Dec 2019
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Join us to transform into a Kabuki actor for the night! Explore how Kabuki actors use color and facial lines to express emotion and the iconic looks of Kabuki heroes and villains.
Panel Discussion
Saturday 7 Dec 2019
1:45 - 3 p.m.
Shun Japanese Kitchen's Chef Naoki Yoshida draws upon his diverse experience to explore how to combine a personal, authentic approach to Japanese cuisine with a considered business strategy to succeed in Houston's Japanese culinary scene.
Tuesday 10 Dec 2019
6:30 - 8 p.m.
By 2020, experts estimate China will have installed almost 300 million surveillance cameras and will spend upwards of $30 billion in the coming years on a wide variety of surveillance technologies often augmented by artificial intelligence.
Family Activity
Saturday 14 Dec 2019
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Join us at Asia Society Texas Center for a hands-on family workshop to celebrate the arrival of winter! Learn about arts and culture in Japan and China by making crafts together as a family, creating new holiday mementos and memories.
Saturday 14 Dec 2019
2 - 3 p.m.
Explore Yoshio Taniguchi's first free-standing structure in the United States.
Saturday 14 Dec 2019
3 - 4 p.m.
Join Asia Society Texas Center for a docent-led tour of the exhibition "Tsuruya Kōkei: Modern Kabuki Prints Revised & Revisited."
Meet the Author
Thursday 16 Jan 2020
6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
We have lost the war on cancer, according to Azra Raza, whose new book offers a searing account of how both medicine and our society mis(treat) cancer, how we can do better, and why we must.
Saturday 8 Feb 2020
6 - 8 p.m.
Join us for a night of comedy and conversation with America's first Muslim woman comedian, talking about her life journey challenging stereotypes and tearing down barriers.

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