Family Day: Diwali, The Festival of Lights

October 21, 2017
1370 Southmore Boulevard | Houston, TX 77004
Contact: Jessica Ngo
Phone: (713) 496-9901
Times: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Admission: Asia Society members receive early access from 12pm – 1pm, with general public admission starting at 1pm. Free and open to the public
Area of Town: Museum District

Diwali is one of India’s major holidays, celebrated every year in late October or early November. It is a time of renewal and new beginnings, and families celebrate by cleaning their homes, wearing new clothes, and eating their favorite meals. The festival’s name comes from the clay lamps that are lit outside of homes to symbolize the victory of good over evil.Join us in celebrating the Festival of Lights with art-making and games. Admission to our new exhibition, Wondrous Worlds: Art & Islam Through Time & Place will also be free and open to the public.Please check back for updates and a schedule of the day’s events.

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