Asia Society Texas Center

Tiger Ball 2020 — Celebrating the Elegance of Japan

Friday, Mar. 6, 2020 – Friday, Mar. 6, 2020

07:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Save the date for Asia Society Texas Center's annual gala, Tiger Ball 2020: Celebrating the Elegance of Japan! At this special evening, gather together in beautiful harmony alluding to the newly announced Reiwa 令和 era, to honor Houston's iconic champion for the arts and international luminary Lynn S. Wyatt.

Tiger Ball 2020 provides significant financial support for Asia Society's public programming. With limited seating, the festive evening event will once again take place at Asia Society in the Museum District. We look forward to a most memorable evening filled with exciting support for global engagement and cultural vibrancy within our great city!

Event Co-Chairs

Kathy & Marty Goossen
Akemi & Yasuhiko Saitoh

Honorary Co-Chairs

Kathy & Glen Yoshiaki Gondo
Wendy & Jeff Hines
Stephanie & Frank Tsuru
Brenda & Marc Watts
Donna Fujimoto Cole
Shota Kondo

Ticketing and Table Sponsorship

Join us for this special evening!

Ticketing and Table Sponsorship Form

Return completed form to Janine Mae Arostique, Development Coordinator, at JArostique@AsiaSociety.org.

Please contact Jenni Rebecca Stephenson, Director of Development, at JStephenson@AsiaSociety.org or 713.496.9909 with any questions.


7:00 p.m. | Reception
8:00 p.m. | Seated Dinner
9:30 p.m. | Dessert and Dancing
7:00 – 10:00 p.m. | Auction

Black Tie or International Dress
Valet parking available.


During Tiger Ball, bid on fine jewelry, unique dining experiences, sports packages, and more!


  • 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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