Asia Society Texas Center

Asia Society Lunar New Year at the Galleria

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 – Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019

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Join Asia Society Texas Center in celebrating the Year of the Pig for a special Lunar New Year celebration at the Galleria! We'll bring free arts and crafts activities, games, and exciting performances for the whole family to enjoy.


Saturday, February 9
2:30 p.m. | Performance by Shaolin Academy Lion Dancers

Sunday, February 10
12–5 p.m. | Free, family-friendly activities, plus performances by Filipino Young Professionals, Huaxing Arts Group, and Sanggar Tari Citra Indonesia

Saturday, February 16
12–5 p.m. | Free, family-friendly activities, plus performances by Kim Kuja Dancers, Huaxing Arts Group, and Shaolin Academy Lion Dance Team

Sunday, February 17
12–5 p.m. | Free, family-friendly activities, plus performances by Dance of Asian America, Huaxing Arts Group, and Shaolin Academy Lion Dance Team


All ages welcome!

Japanese Greeting Cards
Create a Lunar New Year card with a message for friends and family using different templates, Japanese stamps, origami, and a variety of other materials.

Mongolian Tsagan Sar Camel Decorations
Design a project to celebrate the new year in Mongolia and one of the country's best-known animals, the two-humped camel.

Chopstick Challenge
Fun activity to test your chopstick skills! Learn to use chopsticks and race your family or friends to see who gets the most items into their bowl, using chopsticks.

Vietnamese Peach Blossom Trees
Have fun creating a collage celebrating Vietnamese peach blossoms.

Fortune Teller Cookie Jar
Create your own fortune cookie with paper and participate in our communal fortune cookie jar.

Education and outreach programs at Asia Society Texas Center are made possible through generous funding from the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation and Neiman Marcus. Additional support provided by the Friends of Education & Outreach at Asia Society Texas Center.


  • Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Closed Mondays and major holidays
  • Free Hours: Admission to the building and Grand Hall exhibition is free. Admission to the Louisa Stude Sarofim Gallery is free for Asia Society members; $8 for nonmembers.

Directions & Parking

  • The Galleria, 5085 Westheimer Road Houston, TX 77056

Special Offers / Dining

An India-Inspired Café
Enjoy breakfast and lunch at Pondi! Pondicheri's museum café is open for extended lunch hours Tuesday through Sunday with a vibrant and innovative menu featuring everything from butter chicken to saffron shrimp salad and roti wraps.
Tuesday – Friday, 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm


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