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The monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will be at Asia Society Texas Center through Sunday, 8/23 creating a sand mandala in the gallery! Stop by anytime from 10 am - 6 pm. It's free! We're also live streaming the event: AsiaSociety.org/Texas The Mystical Arts of Tibet
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Opening at Asia Society Texas Center TODAY: 'Yuriko Yamaguchi,' an exhibition featuring large-scale abstract sculptures from the Japanese artist. The exhibition is FREE and open to the public.
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Don't miss your last chance to see the #WondrousWorlds exhibition at #AsiaSocietyTX! More than 100 historic and contemporary objects showcase the long history and breadth of Islamic art. Learn more > asi.as/tEsCTS

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#HuaxingArtsGroup entertained an energetic crowd at yesterday's Cathay Bank #LunarNewYear #FamilyDay at #AsiaSocietyTX!

They will be performing TODAY (2/18) at The Galleria at 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm. The North America Youth Chinese Orchestra will perform at 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm.

Come see them perform on Level One near Saks Fifth Avenue!

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TN Vaughn
· February 18, 2018
I recently did my DNA test and was surprised to find I am part Southeast Asian. I came to celebrate Chinese New Year on Saturday and brought an international student from China to go to the activities... and the ballet. Everything was amazing. I loved all of the activities and the ballet was awesome. The Tibetan dance brought tears to my eyes. See More
Shelly Thornhill
· August 14, 2017
I'm honored to say my company completed all of the Millwork in this most peaceful and beautiful building. I live now within walking distance and visit frequently. The art and cultural experiences are... enriching and I value the zen feeling while visiting. See More
Eva Kelly
· May 16, 2017
The Asia Society has become part of my weekly Tuesday morning routine thanks to the free yoga class led by Roshmi Dalal at 9am. It has become THE temple of choice. A sense of calm floods me as soon... as I approach the building with its minimalist somewhat stark architectural style. I allow the lines to lead me to my zen, just past the water garden terrace. Roshmi's class is the ultimate practice in relaxation which can be hard to come by in the fast paced world we live in today. Stop chasing the unattainable and iiiiiiinnnhaaaaaale....exxxxxhaaaaale.... you'll thank yourself. See More
Thoma Brewer
· November 13, 2017
An amazing location and beautiful venue. We had an opportunity to enjoy a Kamayan Feast with Chef Yana Gilbuena! The location itself is serene and peaceful but has a truly gorgeous design! They hold ...several events a year and I highly recommend stopping by! See More
Helen Chang
· July 15, 2017
A gem in the museum park, love all the activities held in this museum, super friendly staff and I enjoy all of the exhibits.
Patricia L. Henry
· November 11, 2016
Architecturally pleasing with a Zen like atmosphere. The infinity pool on the second floor gives such a cool ambiance. The architecture represents the philosophy of Asia Society. Would have wished the...re was one big ballroom for events. We are always split up and divided...The point of going to an event is to see and be seen by everyone not hidden. A pity. And o so many restrictions... See More
Shirley Kwan
· January 25, 2017
As a building, it is beautiful, serene and very relaxing. Even when you are with hundreds of people participating and listening to issues about art, society, political, economical or just plain entert...aining, the Asia Society of Houston, is welcoming. The staff is very engaging and embracing, ensuring that all have an enjoyable and meaningful experience. See More
Nory Angel
· August 13, 2017
Amazingly beautiful place. Enjoyed the Tibetan monk performance. Can't wait to come back!
Luis M Chen
· May 14, 2017
I had an awesome day at Asia Fest. I've been wanting to attend for many years. I'm gonna share my experience with my AAPI co-workers and ask to come next year. I'm also happy that I joined the members...hip at 20% discount. See More
Terri Martin
· August 13, 2017
We had an excellent time yesterday seeing the program. The building is beautiful and can't wait to come back again.
Gilberto de Leon
· April 17, 2017
their current exhibit, "Modern Twist" is of beautifully fashioned bamboo. my companera and i enjoyed the exhibit during the day and returned the evening of April 13 to see a puppet performance entitl...ed "Shank's Mare". it tells the story of two men, one a Japanese Samurai and the other a western astronomer. excellent. i live in San Antonio and often time my visits to Houston to coincide with exhibits or performances at the Asia Society. See More
Dale H Wilson
· January 29, 2017
The exhibit on Modern Bamboo "baskets" was excellent. This is a must see. Some of these take as long as a year to make. Only about 35 pieces, but well worth the time.
Sharon Lucarelli
· February 25, 2017
Hidden treasure in Houston. We attended with a group. The staff were very knowledgeable. Exhibits were educational and art beautiful. Good in the cafe tasty. Great way to spend an afternoon
Terrel Preston
· February 20, 2017
The Life Interrupted contemporary dance at the Asia Society Texas Center was an impressively moving and spectacular performance. Masterfully choreographed and executed in a nearly 70-minute continuou...s act, the dancers and stage crew presented a flawless gift of critically-timed maneuvers to the delighted audience. Well done Asia Society for booking this memorable gem. See More
Janice Walker Ratliff
· November 11, 2016
I found this wonderful place by happenstance. It brings a look of the world through art and cultural programs. Put it on your list if visiting Houston!
Greene Kendell
· March 17, 2017
I really enjoyed my time there. The theater is wonderful. The building and program is a good place for a family to get away to do something together. I'll be back. Mark my word...
Noureliza Ajana Montifar
· May 15, 2017
I love what they do for the community! Asia Society is great. Thank you for all you do!
Doryce Stultz
· April 7, 2017
Wonderful atmosphere. Bamboo exhibit not to be missed. Very stimulating discussion of global education issues. And don't forget there is lunch and tea near the entry.
Darshan Gandhi
· May 23, 2016
Asia Society has been bringing awareness amongst houstonians and the surrounding communities about the world beyond North America. It brings a new outlook towards the world with art, history and cult...ural programs. See More
Wayne Donowho
· February 26, 2017
The most beautiful building in town and both the 3D Korea and the Japanese bamboo exhibits were extra wonderful
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More #LunarNewYear fun continues tomorrow (2/18) and next week (2/24 and 2/25) at The Galleria from 12 pm to 5 pm! Join #AsiaSocietyTX on Level One near Saks Fifth Avenue for some exciting performances and arts and crafts celebrating the #YearoftheDog.

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Celebrate the #LunarNewYear with family-friendly, culturally enriching arts, crafts and dance 2/17 and 2/18 from 12pm-5pm near Saks Fifth Avenue.

Celebrate the #YearofTheDog with Asia Society Texas Center and #TheGalleria.

#LunarNewYear paper cutting, card decorating, mask making, and more continue at #AsiaSocietyTX until 4 pm!

#AsiaSocietyTX #LunarNewYear arts and crafts activities at The Galleria continue until 5pm! Join us on Level One, near Saks Fifth Avenue!

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If you missed performances by Dance of Asian America at The Galleria, they will be back on stage at 2 pm!

Korean Arts Group performs at 2:30!

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#HuaxingArtsGroup takes the stage at #AsiaSocietyTX at 1 pm and 3 pm! Don't miss their stunning performances! asi.as/CfsKnT

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Hungry? #Pondi, Pondicheri 's little sister cafe, and Wokker Food Truck are serving up delicious bites during today's Cathay Bank #LunarNewYear #FamilyDay at #AsiaSocietyTX! asi.as/CfsKnT

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#AsiaSocietyTX will be celebrating #LunarNewYear at TWO locations today — our Museum District building (12-4 pm) and The Galleria (12-5 pm)! Kick off the #YearoftheDog with FREE demonstrations, activities, and more!

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Celebrate the #LunarNewYear with Asia Society Texas Center on Level One, near Saks Fifth Avenue this Saturday, 2/17 and Sunday, 2/18 from 12-5pm.

In celebration... of the Year of the Dog, The Galleria has partnered with Asia Society Texas Center to promote cultural awareness through live music and art.

Children and families are encouraged to participate in cultural craft activities that showcase the different countries and cultures that celebrate the holiday.

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The decorations for our Cathay Bank Family Day: Lunar New Year are going up! Join #AsiaSocietyTX tomorrow (2/17) from 12-4 pm for FREE activities, games, and demonstrations > asi.as/CfsKnT

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Congratulations to Pondicheri chef Anita Jaisinghani on being named a James Beard Award semifinalist (for the third time)! Her new café, #Pondi, recently opened at #AsiaSocietyTX, and we couldn't be more excited!

Thrilled to announce that Chef Anita is a third time semifinalist for best chef southwest! Congratulations to the amazing company who shares this honor & of course, to the visionary woman who feeds us all so well ❤️🍒
#livespicy James Beard Foundation

A plethora of talented Houston chefs and exciting Space City eateries are on the list
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Happy Lunar New Year! Celebrate the #YearoftheDog at these different events across Houston, including #AsiaSocietyTX's FREE Cathay Bank Family Day: Lunar New Year TOMORROW (2/17)!

Celebrate the Lunar New Year across Houston

Bring in the Year of the Dog at the many Lunar New Year Celebrations around town from the family friendly Lunar New ...Year 2018 Children's Museum of Houston and Cathay Bank Family Day: Lunar New Year to Lunar New Year Le Colonial Houston, Texas Lunar Festival at Southern News Group / USA Printing, 2018 Lunar New Year Festival, & many more performance and fun packed events.

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Celebrate Lunar New Year Houston 2018 and the arrival of the Year of the Dog at one or more of these festivals, parties, dinners, and events from Saturday, February 17 to Sunday, February 25, 2018.
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CultureMap has your guide to fun things to do in Houston this weekend, including exciting #LunarNewYear performances and activities on 2/17 at #AsiaSocietyTX!

From Lunar New Year to Rodeo, we have your weekend covered.

Now that the work week is almost history, it’s time to look ahead to the weekend. We've lassoed up a ton of great stuff to do around town— including Rodeo ...
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Contemporary Chinese artist Zheng Chongbin will lead a 2-day workshop at #AsiaSocietyTX on 4/7 and 4/8! Participants will use sumi ink, acrylic paint, water, and Xuan paper to create paintings inspired by his exhibition currently on view. Learn more > asi.as/dm4Qhb

Zheng Chongbin fuses western abstraction with the Chinese calligraphic tradition in works of ink and acrylic on paper. Zheng’s works examine themes of time a...
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Catch FREE daily screenings of Disneynature’s "Born in China” at #AsiaSocietyTX during the week of 3/12-3/16! The documentary follows the adventures of three animal families — the majestic panda, the savvy golden monkey, and the elusive snow leopard. RSVP > asi.as/KJVgrT

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BORN IN CHINA Movie Clip - Monkeying Around (2017) Disney Nature HD

A documentary that looks at the wildlife in China, including endangered animals