Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Asia Society Texas Center

  • Houston, TX
  • www.asiasociety.org/centers/texas

Mission Statement

Asia Society is the leading global and pan-Asian organization working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions of the United States and Asia. Asia Society seeks to increase knowledge and enhance dialogue, encourage creative expression, and generate new ideas across the fields of policy, business, education, arts, and culture. An international nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational organization, the Asia Society provides a forum for building awareness of the more than 30 countries broadly defined as the Asia Pacific region – from Japan to Iran; from Central Asia to New Zealand; from Australia to Pacific Islands – through its New York office and 11 centers around the globe.

Main Programs

  1. Arts/Culture, Business/Policy and Education
Service Areas

Self-reported

Texas

Asia Society Texas Center serves all of Texas and the Southwest United States

ruling year

2002

Executive Director

Self-reported

Bonna Kol

Keywords

Self-reported

Asia, Education, Culture, Arts, global economics

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EIN

03-0433949

 Number

6758403525

Also Known As

ASTC

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose (A20)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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Asia Society programs and events are designed to impact the community through arts and culture, business engagement, policy, and education. Specifically, Arts and Culture Programs focus on the performing and visual arts with public programs such as international music and dance performances, author talks, art lectures, films and food programs; Business Engagement Programs focus on business conferences, business briefings: sector, country, trends, corporate and political leaders, networking and diversity leadership; Policy Programs function to broaden the understanding of the events that shape Asia’s dynamic political, economic, and social environment through the following: Asian Distinguished Leaders (heads of state, cabinet ministers), critical issues, Asia 21 Young Leaders Initiative, and corporate responsibilities – such as microfinance and environment in Asia; and Education Programs which focus on preparing the next generation through education policy leadership, school networks, Chinese language initiatives, and student/teacher resources.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Arts/Culture, Business/Policy and Education

Programs:

 

Arts & Culture

Business & Policy

Education

 

Asia Society Texas Center produces over 80 programs each year for the public.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Adults

Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- Other Specified Group

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

$450,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Texas

Asia Society Texas Center serves all of Texas and the Southwest United States

Funding Needs

1.  Annual Operating Funds: To support program focused on arts/culture, business, policy, and education.   2.  Capital Campaign Funds: In support of a new Regional Center located in Houston's Museum District representing all of Texas and the Southwest U.S.

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Asia Society Texas Center
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Asia Society Texas Center

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Executive Director

Bonna Kol

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Charles Foster

FosterQuan LLP

Term: July 2007 - June 2012

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