now through August 5
SINGAPORE DESIGN NOW is a collaboration between AsiaStore and a select group of Singaporean designers, celebrating their artistic visions and providing a glimpse into the vibrancy and multiculturalism of Singapore. Featured products reflect the designers’ interpretation of Singapore’s rich culture and heritage as inspired by their experiences.
Featured designers include:
Binary Style Scarves
Carrie K. Jewelry
Choo Yilin Jewelry
IN GOOD COMPANY Jewelry
Ling Wu & Onlewo Handbags
through May 31st
AsiaStore presents a vetted selection of the most recent and pertinent titles by and about Asian Americans, providing critical insight into the Asian American experience. Authors featured: Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Carlos Bulosan, Ted Chiang, Jade Chung, Chitra B Divakaruni, Khaled Hosseini, Gish Jen, Porochista Khakpour, Maxine Hong Kingston, Jhumpa Lahiri, Min Jin Lee, Chang-Rae Lee, Erika Lee, Kevin Kwan, Celeste Ng, Viet Thanh Nguyen, John Okada, Lisa See, Samrat Upadhyay, Deepak Unnikrishnan, Hanya Yanagihara, Gene Luen Yang and more…
Tuesday – Saturday • 12:00pm – 3:30pm
AsiaStore Celebrates Asian American Month with expanded collections of apparel, accessories, jewelry, home accents and books by featured Asian American designers and authors many of whom will be on hand to showcase their artistry and discuss the design inspiration that influenced their latest creations.
May 3 – Pat Tanumihardja Cookbook Author
May 4 – Yuh Okano Silk Scarves
May 9 – Rafael Colon Skateboard Decks
May 12 – Alex Tukelturk Ottoman Inspired Jewelry
May 16 – Lucy Yung Silver Needle Tea
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Celebrate the start of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with a night of fun and culture at Asia Society’s annual kick-off party. Enjoy free museum admission and tours, dancing, live music, street food, and more.
- FREE MUSEUM TOURS of the Secrets of the Sea exhibition
- LIVE MUSIC of rocking Bhangra and Bollywood beats and Dhol drumming by DJ Royal
- DRINK SPECIALS all night, including mango margaritas for Cinco de Mayo (special pricing from 6-7 pm)
- BIG D’S GRUB TRUCK will serve up its signature “big flavors” from Asia
- PHOTO BOOTH
- TEA TASTING by Charlene Wang of Tranquil Tuesdays
- ASIASTORE offers 20% off Asian American designer collections
through May 19th
Designer appearance 12:00pm – 3:30pm
Carol Cassidy showcases her latest collections of signature brocades, tapestries, jacquards and ikats. Founder of Lao Textiles, Cassidy is dedicated to revitalizing the indigenous Laos textile industry, creating silk weavings that preserve traditional techniques while incorporating modern sensibilities. Copies of her book, Weaving Traditions will be available for signing. Shop Now
This event was rescheduled from previous date.