Family Day: Southeast Asia
Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015
01:00 PM – 04:00 PM
Guests are invited to celebrate the arts, cultures, and musical traditions of Southeast Asia. Activities will center around themes from Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Image: Jeff Fantich
About the Programs & Activities
Activities will take place from 1-4 pm
Craft the façade of a street scene in Singapore’s famous Little India neighborhood, the renowned Angkor Wat in western Cambodia, the futuristic Petronas Towers in Malaysia, or the historic Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar. Recommended for ages 7 and older.
Filipino Gold Adornments
Shape your own golden bracelets, crowns, and pendants based on the craftsmanship of classical Filipino goldsmiths. Recommended for ages 6 and older.
Design a unique pattern inspired by batik from Indonesia and Malaysia or tell a visual story based on woodblock folk artwork from Vietnam. Recommended for ages 6 and older.
Performances and Demonstrations
Demonstrations and performances will be announced October 2015.
Jade Stone Cafe at Asia Society
Special menu items:
Choice of coconut shrimp, grilled chicken, or beef; lettuce, fresh cilantro, fresh mint, lime wedges, sriracha aioli, peanut sauce, served in flour tortillas
Vietnamese Banh Mi
Choice of grilled chicken or beef; cucumbers, carrots, jicama, fresh cilantro, fresh jalapenos, sriracha aioli, on a mini baguette
HOURS & ADMISSION
Tuesday - Friday, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed Mondays and major holidays
- Free for Members, $5 Nonmembers, $15 Families of Four, $20 Families of Five. All sales final.
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.
Tuesday – Friday, 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm
Events at Asia Society Texas Center
Oct. 20 – Oct. 20, 2017
Performing Asia: Artists from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music
Within Walking Distance
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