Family Programs

AsiaFest | Night Market | Family Days | Food WorkshopsAsia Society Kids

Spring (Break) into Asia!

Celebrate Spring Break at Asia Society! Each day during the week will be devoted to a different Asian spring holiday or festival. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about each holiday through storytelling and unique activities, while also attending daily screenings of DisneyNature’s Born in China and enjoying FREE admission to our new exhibition FotoFest 2018 Biennial — India: Contemporary Photography and New Media Art.

Recommended for ages 5-12.

Spring Break


This free family-friendly event in May celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month through Asian and fusion cuisine, movement and fitness demonstrations, community performances, creative activities, local vendors, and visual art displays. Please stay tuned for details about our next AsiaFest in May 2018!


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Night Market

This festive, family-friendly night of tasty treats, local vendors, and crafts also features a free look at the fall exhibition. Check back for updates about the next Night Market!

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Family Days

Held at Asia Society Texas Center throughout the year, Family Days give audiences of all ages the chance to learn more about Asian culture through demonstrations, exhibits, performances, and storytelling. Families may create crafts together, learn about Asian games and holidays, or have their faces painted with Asian-themed decorations.

Family Day: Lunar New Year
Saturday, February 17, 12:00-4:00 pm

Join us in welcoming the Year of the Dog with performances, art and craft activities, and food inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia.

Family Lunar New Year

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Asian Food Tour Series

Learn about the different cuisines of Asia! Families with children, adults, and lifelong learners are invited to participate in these hands-on food workshops that will explore the history and traditions behind some of the most loved dishes across the continent. At the end, you’ll leave with a new set of cooking skills to try out at home. All supplies and ingredients will be provided.

Traditional Food with Chef Parvaneh Miri of Garson Restaurant
Saturday, January 20, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join Asia Society for a conversation with Chef Parvaneh Miri on the history of traditional Persian food, followed by a food demonstration and tasting.

Garson Restaurant

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 Friends of Education & Outreach at Asia Society Texas Center.


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