The exhibitions Weavers' Stories from Island Southeast Asia, organized by the Fowler Museum at UCLA, and Between History and New Horizons: Photographs of Women, Work and Community in Laos, co-organized by the Texas Center and the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, Luang Prabang, provide a look at the evolution of making textiles with words and photos capturing women's daily struggles and achievements.
The exhibitions run concurrently from Nov. 7 through Feb. 9, 2014.
To mark the opening of the exhibitions, Asia Society Texas Center will host a special night market inspired by the vibrant energy of a typical Asian street market. "Asia Society Night Market" will feature foods, crafts and more.
Participating food vendors include: Best of Filipiniana, Goro & Gun, Greenway Coffee and Melange Creperie. The Community Cloth, She Has Hope and Ten Thousand Villages will sell hand-crafted, fair-trade goods made by girls and women recovering from lives of forced prostitution and human trafficking.
Asia Society Texas Center
1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004
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