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Asia Society Texas Center

1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX 77004-5828
+1 713-496-9901
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Periodic visit

Great place to take visitors and local friends too. It's always interesting especially when they... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Sam S
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A peaceful oasis

This center is a beautiful and peaceful place. I went to see an exhibit of bamboo art. The exhibit... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
kpgintexas
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1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX 77004-5828
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to take visitors and local friends too. It's always interesting especially when they have an exhibit or a tour guide. The building is both laid back and spectacular.

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This center is a beautiful and peaceful place. I went to see an exhibit of bamboo art. The exhibit was amazing. This was my first visit to this facility. I loved the floor to ceiling windows looking out at the lawn and mature trees. Upstairs...More

Thank kpgintexas
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The Asia Society is a beautiful architectural gem in Houston stunningly designed by architect Yoshio Taniguchi. Seeing the building is as much of a reason to visit as the exhibitions. It is a very elegant design, and the setting is very tranquil and peaceful. A...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Mist falling from the second story roof, bamboo groves and stone gardens. A sandwich shop surrounded by paintings or photographs depending on the exhibits. Please add this to your Houston list if you've never visited.... The Society has many interesting events throughout the year and...More

Thank L C L
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Let me start by saying that this review is more about an event that I went to at the center, rather than the center itself. I recently visited the center for the first time, to attend their annual AsiaFest. I love these types of cultural...More

Thank J L
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Had to give a speech there recently. It was the first time I'd been there and I was completely impressed. Very nice place.

Thank Ldominici
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This place is so out of the way it was almost empty. I loved the exhibit of bamboo creations by expert Japanese craftspeople/artists. And the building it self is well designed.

Thank abecedarius
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We all take basket weaving for granted. The bamboo art on display showcase how these bamboo artists are in a league of their own. Lots of patience. As the video shows, a senior weaver would cut the bamboo tree, wash, store for a couple of...More

Thank Ang1370
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This center is located in the Houston Museum district.Asia Society Texas Center(AST) is a museum which we learn Asian culture. If you are visitors, please go to the website and check the events and exhibition.The building was designed by Mr.Yoshio Taniguchi, Japanese designer.AST is one...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The Asia Society hosted an event that was given by the Smithsonian Museum last night, and it was handled perfectly. The reason we were there - my husband, as an engineer, designed critical parts of the Apollo II. the Smithsonian is creating a Wall of...More

Thank Treena R
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