'Summoning Memories: Art Beyond Chinese Traditions'

Presented by Asia Society Texas Center at Asia Society Texas Center, Houston TX

Feb 10 2023
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Jul 02 2023
'Summoning Memories: Art Beyond Chinese Traditions'

Yun-Fei Ji, ‘The Three Gorges Dam Migration’ (detail), 2008, Ink and watercolor on xuan paper mounted on silk, Courtesy the artist and James Cohan Gallery

‘Summoning Memories: Art Beyond Chinese Traditions’ highlights works by over 30 contemporary artists of Chinese descent who reinterpret traditions in dynamic and innovative ways across various art forms and mediums.

Summoning Memories: Art Beyond Chinese Traditions highlights works by over 30 contemporary artists of Chinese descent who reinterpret traditions in dynamic and innovative ways. Across painting, sculpture, and photography, these works were created by both established and emerging artists of different generations who use experimentation to draw on both Eastern and Western art-making practices and materials. They push boundaries that manipulate traditional materials and develop unique fabrication processes.

The artworks focus on experimental ink painting, calligraphy, deconstructed language,

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ADMISSION INFO

Admission is free for members, $5 for students and seniors with I.D., and $8 for nonmembers.

When planning your visit, please consider purchasing or reserving admission in advance to view the exhibition. We welcome walk-up visitors.

Contact: (713) 496-9901

Email: txcenter@asiasociety.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Jun 7, 2023 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jun 8, 2023 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jun 9, 2023 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jun 10, 2023 at 10:00 am - 06:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jun 11, 2023 at 10:00 am - 06:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jun 14, 2023 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jun 15, 2023 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jun 16, 2023 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jun 17, 2023 at 10:00 am - 06:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jun 18, 2023 at 10:00 am - 06:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jun 21, 2023 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jun 22, 2023 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jun 23, 2023 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jun 24, 2023 at 10:00 am - 06:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jun 25, 2023 at 10:00 am - 06:00 pm (Sun)
  • Jun 28, 2023 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jun 29, 2023 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jun 30, 2023 at 11:00 am - 06:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jul 1, 2023 at 10:00 am - 06:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jul 2, 2023 at 10:00 am - 06:00 pm (Sun)

Additional time info:

Hours
Wednesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Photography
Photography without flash is permitted.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Asia Society Texas Center

1370 Southmore Blvd., Houston, TX 77004

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PARKING INFO

Parking:
Asia Society’s parking lot is located directly across the building on Southmore Boulevard. Enter from either Caroline Street or Austin Street.
1-24 hours: $5.00 (credit/debit card only)
Prepaid parking is available to Patrons attending programs. Please see the parking section in our ticketing policies for more information.
The Texas Center is a five-minute walk from the Museum District METRO Rail Station.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

Firearms Policy:
Pursuant to Section 30.06, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with a concealed handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code (handgun licensing

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