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Asia Society Texas Center

Family Day: Lunar New Year

Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 – Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018

12:00 PM – 04:00 PM
US/Central

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2018 is the Year of the Dog, thought of as a loyal and reliable animal in the zodiac. 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! Admission to the Wondrous Worlds and Zheng Chongbin exhibitions will also be FREE.

Please check back for updates and a schedule of the day’s events.

Ticketed Performance

Culture of China: Huaxing Presents Performing Arts of China
TICKETS: $5 Members, $10 Nonmembers
Performance times TBA.

To celebrate the 2018 Lunar New year, Huaxing Arts Group will be joining Asia Society Texas Center to present a collection of Chinese music and dance. From modern interpretations of traditional tunes to classic folk dances, the performance will highlight a variety of performers and dance styles, including a Dai peacock dance, a Tibetan drum dance, and a sand painting performance, among others.

Huaxing Arts Group Houston is a civic organization of Chinese-Americans in the Greater Houston Area. The association has served the greater community through volunteerism, service, and cultural exchange with a patriotic focus on strengthening the Chinese-American community and its relationship to fellow citizens.

Education and outreach programs at Asia Society Texas Center are made possible through generous funding from Karen Chang, Greater Houston Community Foundation, and the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation. Generous funding also provided by the Friends of Asia Society Texas Center, a premier group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing exceptional programming and exhibitions to Asia Society Texas Center.

HOURS & ADMISSION

  • 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

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking in Asia Society Texas Center's lot is $5 for 1-24 hours. Entrances on Caroline and Austin. Limited free and paid street parking also available.

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.
Hours
Tuesday – Friday, 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm
https://asiasociety.org/texas/pondi-asia-society

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