Event List

Register for Upcoming Events at Asia Institute-Crane House

Opening Reception: Our World Our Say- February 21, 2020

6p - 7:30p
In collaboration with U of L's Hite Institute, AICH presents an exhibition of photography, about understanding HIV risk and resilience among adolescents who have been orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Vietnam.

Free and open to the public.

Leap Year Party - February 29, 2020

9p - Midnight
Join us Saturday Feb 29, 2020 and enjoy Asian food, snacks, sake tasting and entertainment including karaoke provided by Noraebar, a live Kpop show by the Cardinal K-Pop Dance Team, and anime.

$40 per person - includes two drink tickets.

Asian Spring Gala - March 14, 2020

Five-course dinner at Mellwood Art & Entertainment Center. The evening begins with canapes and an open bar (featuring our event's signature cocktail), followed by live performances and Asian cultural experiences. The dinner will be Asian-inspired dishes by some of our favorite area chefs (many of whom have been guest chefs at the James Beard House in NYC!).

If paying by credit card:
$206 per person
$1545 for a table of 8
$1957 for a table of 10

If paying by check:
$200 per person
$1500 for a table of 8
$1900 for a table of 10
Mail your check and guest list to:
1244 S. Third St.
Louisville, KY 40203

The Silk Road Saga - March 19, 2020

6p - 7:30p
Join Robert Jones on March 19 for his illustrated talk on the legendary network of trade routes which stretched from China to the Mediterranean. Robert has studied and taught about the Silk Road and has traveled the route extensively from China, through Central Asia and Persia and into Turkey. He will also bring examples of the fabulous weave that gave the trade route its name.

$15 per person
$10 - special AICH member price

Making Bao with Marcia - April 9, 2020

6p - 7:30p
Make Bao (Chinese pork BBQ buns) and Chinese soup with Marcia Liu. Samples and recipes are included.

You'll learn to roll, fill, and shape the bao. Then we will steam them, afterwhich, (the best part!) you'll have a chance to taste your creation!

$65 per person
$60 - special price for AICH members

Watch our calendar, Facebook page, emails, and this page for announcements of upcoming events.