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Asia Society Texas Center

Museum District Family Day

Saturday, Jul. 21, 2018 – Saturday, Jul. 21, 2018

01:00 PM – 04:00 PM
US/Central

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You are invited to a fun-filled day in the Museum District!

At Asia Society Texas Center

1370 Southmore Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77004

  • Get a sneak-peak at a new installation by Japanese artist Ayomi Yoshida, create a craft tied to Japanese woodblock prints, and have the opportunity to take part in a group art project related to Japanese garden design, all inspired by Ayomi Yoshida’s work!
  • Take part in a photo contest and tour the exhibition FotoFest 2018 Biennial: INDIA | Contemporary Photographic and New Media Art in its final week.

At Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH)

5216 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

  • Explore CAMH’s current exhibitions Right Here, Right Now: San Antonio and Cary Leibowitz: Museum Show with our Art Guide booklet (available in both English and Spanish).
  • Make a memory by posing in our photo booth inspired by the artist Sarah Castillo.
  • Join our text map and write a story about your home to share with fellow visitors.
  • Get inspired by Cary Leibowitz, then make a pop culture melty bead creation.
  • Spray a chalk art animal inspired by Art on the Lawn featured artist, Bucky Miller.
  • Don’t miss the chance to get a free poem from the Inprint Poetry Buskers. Using typewriters and the muse of immediate inspiration, these talented local writers will write you a customized poem on a theme of your choice.
  • Plus, Crispy or Grilled and Friohana Shave Ice food trucks – come hungry!

At Lawndale Art Center

4912 S. Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

  • Hands-on activities inspired by Elaine Bradford's and Sara Cress' Routine Fables and our 2018 Artist Studio Program exhibition, In Real Life, both on view at Lawndale until Sunday, July 29.
  • In the Routine Fables activity, participants will create sculpture poems inspired by the work of Bradford and Cress.
  • In our Real Life activity, we welcome participants to take inspiration from the work of Lawndale's 2017/18 Artist Studio Program participants Regina Agu, Shannon Crider, and htx people project to collage portraits exploring their own identity.

Program Sponsors

Education and outreach programs at Asia Society Texas Center are made possible through generous funding from Nancy C. Allen, 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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