Past Events

Tour
Saturday 8 Dec 2018
3:30 - 4:40 p.m.
Join Asia Society for a docent-led tour of the New Cartographies and Ayomi Yoshida exhibitions.
Tour
Saturday 8 Dec 2018
2 - 3 p.m.
Explore Yoshio Taniguchi's first free-standing structure in the United States.
Meet the Artist
Saturday 8 Dec 2018
2 - 3:30 p.m.
In this presentation complementing the exhibition New Cartographies, Asia Society Texas Center welcomes artist Allan deSouza, who will discuss his works in the Louisa Stude Sarofim Gallery.
Workshop
Saturday 1 Dec 2018
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Learn about the distinct art of papercutting in the Persian and Japanese styles in this workshop with Asia Society Texas Center and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston!
Film
Thursday 29 Nov 2018
7 - 9 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center welcomes back the Australian Short Films Today traveling film festival for their second year, presenting an eclectic collection of nine short films that include animation, comedy, and dramatic films.
Performance
Friday 16 Nov 2018
6 - 7 p.m.
Join Asia Society for a rare opportunity to hear Academy Award-winning composer Tan Dun ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon") discuss his creative process as a musician and composer, as well as a musical performance featuring inspirations and demonstrations of his current research in the Mogao Caves.
Panel Discussion
Wednesday 14 Nov 2018
6:15 - 7:45 p.m.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and other recent record flood events, what can Houston learn from Asian cities with similar environmental landscapes and urban profiles? Join Asia Society Texas Center for a conversation on the way forward for Houston as a city, and the urban planning, development, and transportation solutions to a sustainable future.
Workshop
Monday 12 Nov 2018
New and experienced meditators are welcome in weekly sittings on Monday evenings, where Insight Meditation Houston will host a practice of short exercises, silent meditation, and periods of guidance and discussion.
Performance
Sunday 11 Nov 2018
4 - 9 p.m.
In a multimedia performance piece blending live music and narration, the Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet will perform on-stage alongside Oscar-nominated filmmakers Sam Green and Joe Bini against the backdrop of 'A Thousand Thoughts,' a documentary portrait of archival footage and filmed interviews.
Tour
Saturday 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.

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