Cultural Bridges With AARP: Japanese Papercutting and Modern ArtVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Cultural Bridges Events at a Glance
Through a partnership with AARP, Asia Society provides multiple entry points for communities to learn more about Asian cultures, traditions, and talents. Asia Society's holistic programming both educates and entertains by creating thought-provoking experiences of the highest quality from a variety of countries, cultures, points of view, and art forms.
Asia Society Texas Center will host six (6) virtual educational events taking place between May 2021 and November 2021, available to AARP members and others (as space is available). The virtual events listed connect to AARP's local priorities of health and cultural understanding. Below are the classes that are offered, and are open to Asia Society Texas Center audiences as well as AARP members.
Japanese Papercutting and Modern Art
Pushing sculpture, installation, and painting in innovative directions, artist Kana Harada creates an imaginative universe of awe, wonder, and intimacy that draws the natural world into museum spaces. Join us for an interactive presentation of her work and the history of papercutting in Japan. Use your own paper and scissors to participate in a live papercutting demonstration and beginner-friendly activity!
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
12 p.m. Central
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. The Cultural Bridges series at Asia Society is presented by AARP.
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About Asia Society at Home
We are dedicated to continuing our mission of building cross-cultural understanding and uplifting human connectivity. Using digital tools, we bring you content for all ages and conversations that matter, in order to spark curiosity about Asia and to foster empathy.
About Asia Society Texas Center
With 13 locations throughout the world, Asia Society is the leading educational organization promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among the peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and West. Asia Society Texas Center executes the global mission with a local focus, enriching and engaging the vast diversity of Houston through innovative, relevant programs in arts and culture, business and policy, education, and community outreach.