Asia Society Texas Center

Spring Break: Spring into Asia [CANCELLED]

Monday, Mar. 16, 2020 – Friday, Mar. 20, 2020

12:00 PM – 02:00 PM

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UPDATE (March 13) — Out of an abundance of caution, we are taking the proactive step of cancelling our Spring Break programming. We remain open for viewing of our exhibitions. Please visit our Health and Safety page to learn more, and thank you for your understanding.

This Spring Break, explore Asian springtime foods, games, and more!

Join us as each day is dedicated to different cultural, kid-friendly activities. Enjoy picnic food by learning how to make onigiri and spring rolls. Create vivid Rangoli designs with colored sand, play the dragon tail game with friends, fold beautiful lotus flowers, and enjoy the spring breeze as you fly a kite. Plus, take advantage of FREE admission to our exhibition!

Admission is free for all activities, which begin daily at 12 p.m. Children must be accompanied by adults.

Daily Activities

Monday, March 16
Food of Asia
Learn how to make Japanese onigiri and Vietnamese spring rolls, and enjoy them picnic-style on our lawn! Please note these are samples of food and not full meals. Not recommended for people with food allergies or sensitivities.

Tuesday, March 17
Games of Asia
Play different Asian games, such as the Chinese yoyo, the Korean game yunnori, and the fun group game of trying to catch a dragon's tail.

Wednesday, March 18
Flowers of Asia
Learn about the flower traditions of Asia and create lotus flowers and cherry blossoms through the art of origami.

Thursday, March 19
Kites of Asia
Learn how to make different styles of kites! Take inspiration from the colorful kite designs of Afghanistan, or create a traditional Japanese kite and see how high they can fly out on our front lawn.

Friday, March 20
Colors of Asia
Learn about the colorful traditions of Asia as you explore the differences between Rangoli and Mandalas. Take home your own vibrant drawing or design!

Education and outreach programs at Asia Society Texas Center are made possible through generous funding from the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation. 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

  • 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


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