Architecture TourVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Elegant, serene, yet strikingly contemporary, Asia Society Texas Center opened in April 2012 and took its place as an iconic addition to Houston’s architecturally rich cityscape. Designed by world reknowned architect, Yoshio Taniguchi, Asia Society Texas Center embodies his scrupulous attention to detail and his commitment to the highest standards of craftsmanship and materials.
Guided tours of Asia Society Texas Center provide detailed insights into the 40,000 square foot building with information about the materials and influences in each of the main areas of the Center.
Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour. Groups arriving more than 15 minutes prior to scheduled start time should remain in our Grand Hall until tour staff and docents are ready. Latecomers may join the tour in progress.
Tours last approximately 60 minutes and involve a minimal amount of walking. Wheelchair access is available throughout the building.
Photography without flash is permitted.
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Education and Outreach programs at Asia Society Texas Center are presented by Wells Fargo. Generous funding also provided by Margie and Joe Blommaert, Cathay Bank Foundation, Chevron, the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation, and H-E-B. Additional support is provided by Friends of Asia Society Texas Center, a dedicated group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing the best in exhibitions and public programming to Houston.
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About Asia Society Texas
Asia Society Texas believes in the strength and beauty of diverse perspectives and people. As an educational institution, we advance cultural exchange by celebrating the vibrant diversity of Asia, inspiring empathy, and fostering a better understanding of our interconnected world. Spanning the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, our programming is rooted in the educational and cultural development of our community – trusting in the power of art, dialogue, and ideas to combat bias and build a more inclusive society.