Chinatown is coming to the Upper East Side for a fun evening of art and culture. T!C will present Cantonese Opera performances, Traditional Tea Ceremony & Tang Dynasty Poetry at the Asia Society Museum. Admission is free, and the museum stays open late from 6–9 p.m.
Kick off your weekend at First Friday and see the museum’s exhibitions for free! The museum stays open late from 6–9 p.m with exhibition tours, drink specials, late night shopping at AsiaStore, and more. Free admission. Cash bar.
Exhibitions on View
Xiaoze Xie: Objects of Evidence, September 10, 2019–January 5, 2020
Through painting, installation, photography, and video, Xiaoze Xie traces the history of banned books in China.
Wang Dongling: Ink in Motion, September 10, 2019–January 5, 2020
The first public presentation of a large-scale calligraphy work created for AsiaSociety Museum by Wang Dongling, one of the most celebrated living calligraphers from China.
In Focus: Lakshmi, September 10, 2019–January 5, 2020
This exhibition explores the importance and worship of Lakshmi, a beloved goddess who is part of the complex Hindu culture that originated in India.