Asia Society Texas

1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX 77004


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With 12 locations throughout the world, Asia Society is the leading educational organization promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among the peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the West. Asia Society Texas Center executes the global mission with a local focus, enriching and engaging the vast diversity of Houston through innovative, relevant programs in arts and culture, business and policy, education, and community outreach.

The Center is located in Houston's Museum District, in a 40,000-square-foot building designed by 

Japanese architect


Yoshio Taniguchi

, best-known in this country for his renovation and expansion of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Completed in early fall 2011, the Center features the 273-seat Brown Foundation Performing Arts Theater, Louisa Stude Sarofim Gallery, Edward Rudge Allen III Education Center, Fayez Sarofim Grand Hall, and more. It opened to the public April 14, 2012.

Exhibitions & Dates

  • Ayomi Yoshida

    Jul 28 2018 - Jan 13 2019

    Large scale installation of woodblock prints references Japanese architectural traditions

  • New Cartographies

    Sep 15 2018 - Mar 17 2019

    Works by four artists who have incorporated cartography into their practices