April 28, 2022

Thirty years ago, May was officially designated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Use our daily calendar to explore our live programs, add to your playlist, try a new restaurant, and find inspiration to celebrate Asian Pacific American heritage throughout the month of May and beyond.




Free Admission to Making Home: Artists and Immigration

Sunday, May 1, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.Join in-person: Free and open to the public

Enjoy free exhibition admission to kick off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! Centering the complexities of deeply personal histories of immigration, Making Home: Artists and Immigration features works by artists Phung HuynhBeili LiuTuan Andrew Nguyen, and Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya. The exhibition also includes a dedicated space for guests to reflect and share observations of the works on view.

Students with ID: Enjoy free exhibition admission through the month of May!

Permission to Come Home: Dr. Jenny Wang on Asian Americans and Mental Health

Thursday, May 5, 6–8 p.m.Join in-person: Free for Members, $10 Nonmembers

Teen Books Alive With Malinda Lo!

Presented in partnership with Houston Public LibrarySaturday, May 7, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.Join in-person: Free; registration required

Festival of Eid
Presented by the Tameez Family

Saturday, May 7, 4–8 p.m.Join in-person: Free; registration required

Bank of America Women’s Leadership Series: Huma Abedin on Public Service and Private Legacies

Wednesday, May 11, 6–8 p.m.Join in-person: $25 Members, $40 Nonmembers

As we mark our 10th anniversary in the Museum District, we thank each of you and look forward to a bright future together as we continue to build unity in our community!


Young Leaders Institute

Week-long sessions, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. DailyApply: Free to apply; per-session fee: $75 Members, $100 NonmembersIn these sessions for high school students, develop leadership skills and global competence while connecting with other students! The deadline for applications is extended to Friday, April 29.

ExploreAsia Culture Camps

Week-long sessions, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. DailyRegister: $300 Members, $350 NonmembersAdventure awaits! Explore diverse Asian traditions, art, and culture in our four sessions of ExploreAsia summer camps.



Cultural Connections: The Vietnamese Community and their Backyard Gardens — Join Urban Harvest in celebrating Asian heritage with a free online Zoom class for APAH month. The class, presented by Dr. Roy Vu, will teach about the valuable role home gardens play in Vietnamese culture and about the scents, tastes and traditions that live on in Vietnamese home gardens. Tuesday, May 3, 7 p.m. CT