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Pondi Cafe summer menu
Pondicheri's museum café serves Indian-inspired cuisine such as butter chicken, saffron shrimp salad, and roti wraps.
Host your next event at Asia Society and treat your guests to an unforgettable experience.
Summer Youth Programs 2020
Summer 2020 will feature five weeks of ExploreAsia summer camps and three weeks of the Young Leaders Institute for high school students. Registration now open!
Lunar New Year 2020
Family Activity
25 Jan 2020
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Celebrate the Year of the Rat with performances, art and craft activities, and food inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia! Free and open to the public (RSVP for planning purposes), with ticketed performances.
Miya Ando
In addition to water and light, the exhibition makes use of wood and metal that Miya Ando has altered by natural physical treatment such as sculpting and charring, as well as by chemical and electrical processes.
Hong Kong After the Election
Panel Discussion
23 Jan 2020
6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
How do the recent Hong Kong election results affect China's potential response? What role does — or should — the U.S. play in light of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy act and ongoing trade negotiations with China?
Maysoon Zayid
Performance
08 Feb 2020
6 - 8 p.m.
Join us for a night of comedy and conversation with America's first Muslim woman comedian, talking about her life journey challenging stereotypes and tearing down barriers.
Korean Peninsula
Panel Discussion
30 Jan 2020
6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
Rising geopolitical tensions on the Korean peninsula and in the region are among the top concerns of security analysts across the globe. Join Asia Society Texas Center as experts discuss the security challenges and associated risks.

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Events

Class
06 Jan 2020
6 - 7 p.m.
Experience a holistic approach for improving your physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Learn three different types of Meditation and explore them within the practices of Qigong and Tai Chi.
Class
06 Jan 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center, in partnership with the Houston Korean Education Center, is pleased to offer a Korean Language class for adults to learn the Korean language at a beginner level. This class takes place weekly on Mondays.
Class
07 Jan 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center, in partnership with the Houston Korean Education Center, is pleased to offer a Korean Language class for adults to learn the Korean language at a beginner level. This class takes place weekly on Tuesdays.
Class
08 Jan 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center, in partnership with the Houston Korean Education Center, is pleased to offer a Korean Language class for adults to learn the Korean language at a beginner level. This class takes place weekly on Wednesdays.
Family Activity
25 Jan 2020
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Celebrate the Year of the Rat with performances, art and craft activities, and food inspired by Lunar New Year traditions across Asia! Free and open to the public (RSVP for planning purposes), with ticketed performances.
Family Activity
25 Jan 2020
12 - 5 p.m.
Celebrate the Year of the Rat with special Lunar New Year festivities at The Galleria!
Meet the Author
26 Jan 2020
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Globally recognized political and strategic analyst Shuja Nawaz untangles the complex U.S.–Pakistan relationship, unpacks the Obama era missteps, and explores whether the Trump administration can salvage ties.
Workshop
29 Jan 2020
6 - 8 p.m.
Celebrate National Hot Tea Month at this special evening! Learn about and taste teas from around the globe, and discover how they are similar and different from each other.
Panel Discussion
30 Jan 2020
6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
Rising geopolitical tensions on the Korean peninsula and in the region are among the top concerns of security analysts across the globe. Join Asia Society Texas Center as experts discuss the security challenges and associated risks.
Class
03 Feb 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center is pleased to announce our new Japanese Language and Culture classes for adults wanting to learn the Japanese language through a beginner course.
Class
03 Feb 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Through hands-on activities, cooking demonstrations, games, and technology, students will explore Chinese culture and language in a fun, supportive, and engaging way.
Performance
08 Feb 2020
6 - 8 p.m.
Join us for a night of comedy and conversation with America's first Muslim woman comedian, talking about her life journey challenging stereotypes and tearing down barriers.
Panel Discussion
13 Feb 2020
6:15 - 8 p.m.
Asia Society and Houston Immigration Legal Services partner to host a nonpartisan discussion on what is happening on the border right now. Join us to hear firsthand accounts from legal advocates who have spent time on the border.
Performance
20 Feb 2020
7 - 8:30 p.m.
The Formosa Quartet makes its Asia Society Texas Center debut performing two special commissions by Taiwanese composer Wei-Chieh Lin, alongside works by Beethoven.
Discussion
27 Feb 2020
6 - 8 p.m.
Join Asia Society Texas Center for a conversation with Ann Curry on women in the workplace, what it is like reporting while female, and examining how women's roles in journalism have transformed over the past 50 years.
Symposium
28 Feb 2020
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Houston-area K-12 educators are invited to Asia Society Texas Center for a morning of conversations and learning experiences that will equip and inspire them to begin or extend their journeys as global educators.
Special Event
06 Mar 2020
7 - 11 p.m.
Save the date for this vibrant evening honoring Houston's iconic champion for the arts, Lynn S. Wyatt!
11 Mar 2020
6:15 - 7:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center welcomes Chef Najmieh Batmanglij in celebration of Nowruz, the Persian New Year, for a conversation about her career as a chef and writer, and what makes Iranian food unique and memorable.
Family Activity
16 Mar 2020
12 - 2 p.m.
This Spring Break, explore Asian springtime foods, games, and more! Join us as each day is dedicated to different cultural, kid-friendly activities.
Class
23 Mar 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Asia Society Texas Center is pleased to announce our new Japanese Language and Culture classes for adults wanting to learn the Japanese language through a beginner course.
Film
26 Mar 2020
5:45 - 8:30 p.m.
Darkness kills human potential. Electricity nourishes it. Documentary "Juice" explains who has electricity, who's getting it, and how developing countries in Asia and elsewhere are working to get out of the dark and into the light.
Class
30 Mar 2020
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Through hands-on activities, cooking demonstrations, games, and technology, students will explore Chinese culture and language in a fun, supportive, and engaging way.
Performance
10 Apr 2020
8 - 9:30 p.m.
With hand-crafted illustrations, black and white film, and a lush score composed and performed by Tim Fain, "Club Diamond" is a wholly original, multi-layered take on the modern immigration tale.
Performance
11 Apr 2020
8 - 9:30 p.m.
With hand-crafted illustrations, black and white film, and a lush score composed and performed by Tim Fain, "Club Diamond" is a wholly original, multi-layered take on the modern immigration tale.
Discussion
16 Apr 2020
6 - 8 p.m.
Ethan Allen Chairman and CEO Farooq Kathwari discusses his career at the helm of one of the country's leading manufacturers and retailers of home furnishings, his leadership in civic and interfaith organizations, and more.
08 Jun 2020
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
FILMMAKING WITH WRITERS IN THE SCHOOLS (WITS) DIGITAL: Create your own stories and poems, then bring them to life onscreen and showcase your film!
15 Jun 2020
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Designed to prepare high school students for leadership roles in an increasingly interconnected world, this session will examine the relationship between the world's two largest economies.
22 Jun 2020
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
ADVENTURES ALONG THE SILK ROAD: Explore legends and true stories of the historic Silk Road. Experience the arts, drama, music, food, and dancing of different cultures to share at the Silk Road Bazaar!
06 Jul 2020
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
MANGA POP and MANGA DIGITAL: This two-tiered camp offers both beginner-level and advanced students the chance to create their own comics inspired by the Japanese manga style!
13 Jul 2020
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Designed to prepare high school students for leadership roles in an increasingly interconnected world, this session will focus on the business of energy and growing demand in Asia and the U.S.
20 Jul 2020
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
ON TO THE TOKYO 2020 SUMMER GAMES!: Ahead of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, play different Olympic Games each day and learn about their connections to Asian countries!
27 Jul 2020
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Designed to prepare high school students for leadership roles in an increasingly interconnected world, this session will explore the challenges presented by food insecurity in Asia as well as in Houston.
03 Aug 2020
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
DANCES OF CHINA: Dance the day away, inspired by traditional and contemporary Chinese dance! Learn about Chinese culture and dance costumes, create props, and perform for friends and family on the final day of camp!

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