Asia Society Texas Center welcomes Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery, returning to Houston for their fifth consecutive year to construct a sand mandala and perform music and dance ceremonies on August 14–18.
Asia Society welcomed 1,100 guests to celebrate Houston's Muslim community at the Center's inaugural Family Day: Eid. The festivities, presented by the Tameez Family, showcased Islamic traditions and cultures in celebration of Eid al-Fitr.
Asia Society Texas Center closed out Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on May 30, 2019, with a film screening and panel discussion centered on the legal implications of Japanese internment and its historical impact today.
Asia Society Texas Center concluded its fourth year of the Bank of America Women's Leadership Series (WLS) with a "Women in Entertainment" program featuring two actors and an Emmy Award-winning casting director.
Saudi writer and activist Manal al-Sharif stopped in Houston amid her cross-country tour to speak to a captivated audience at Asia Society about her journey becoming what she called “an accidental activist” for women’s rights.