Saturday, Jun. 29, 2019 – Saturday, Jun. 29, 2019
10:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Eat, shop, and play at Asia Society's annual festival! An international bazaar, performances, arts and crafts, fusion cuisine, live demonstrations, and more await at this FREE indoor event.
New this year: Embark on an adventure through Asia, using our passport to explore different regions' traditions, cultures, and food!
This event is FREE and open to the public.
Follow us on social media and share your photos with us:
Facebook: @AsiaSocietyTexas | #AsiaFestTX
Instagram and Twitter: @AsiaSocietyTX | #AsiaFestTX
FREE Entry to Exhibitions during AsiaFest
In Super Sarap, artists Mik Gaspay, Jeanne F. Jalandoni, Charlene Tan, and O.M. France Viana revisit commonplace objects and food within Filipino cooking to elicit personal and collective memories and to challenge cultural norms associated with food.
On view March 16 – July 21, 2019
In Site Lines: Artists Working in Texas, the works of Texas-based artists Ambreen Butt, Abhidnya Ghuge, Beili Liu, Jun Nguyen-Hatsushiba, and Prince Varughese Thomas address themes such as the value of work, cultural memory, and the importance of place.
On view April 13 – August 18, 2019
Become a part of the fun by volunteering for AsiaFest! Asia Society is looking for volunteers to assist onstage and in the family activity areas, the galleries, and throughout the building. Two shifts are available: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 1 – 5 p.m. To volunteer for the event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 713.496.9917.
Paid parking is available in the Asia Society Texas Center parking lot across from the building on Southmore Boulevard. For additional details about accessing the Museum District — including Metrorail, cabs, and more parking options — please visit the Houston Museum District website.
Previous AsiaFest Events
Sponsorship and Support
Benefactor Level Sponsorship
Ambassador Level Sponsorship
Chairman Level Sponsorship
Teri & Jeff Lee
Laura & Brad McWilliams
Presidents Level Sponsorship
Kan & Celia Lin
AsUnited Marketing Alliance
Symong & Francoise Shih
Mr. & Mrs. Chih-Jen Kao
Lynn Chou & Jett Lin
Joanne & Kevin Hsu
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.
Tuesday – Friday, 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday – Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm
Events at Asia Society Texas Center
Within Walking Distance
Join the Houston Museum District
Join our mailing list for sneak peeks to upcoming events and insider information on the best museum district in the world