Houston's Original Sister City Organization!
September 8, 2018, 5:00 PM
Earthquakes, Landslides and Typhoons
Join the Houston Taipei Society as we explore the unique geology and weather causing Taiwan's devastation earthquakes, landslides and typhoons.
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August 2, 2018, 6:30 pm
Museum of Fine Art Houston VIP Private Tour -
Buddhist Bronze Masterpieces Museum Fine Arts
RSVP TODAY! Very Limited space!
More than 2,700 years ago, Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha Sakyamuni, founded one of the world’s great religions.
On a VIP Private Tour we’ll see 3rd-9th century Buddhist bronzes-and explore the cross- cultural interactions that turned Buddhist ideals into artistic masterpieces!
We can also catch Peacock in the Desert - an amazing exhibit of centuries of royal treasures in an epic presentation never before seen beyond palace walls—that illustrates the history and artistic legacy of the Rathore dynasty of India!
Who: Houston-Taipei Society Members, Friends, and Family
What: VIP ART TOUR
When: Thursday,August 2. 6:30 PM
Where: Houston Museum of Fine Arts, meet outside the Museum Shop at 6:15
(Enjoy Pre- tour Dinner: options- MFA Cafe or Onsite Food Trucks)
COUVERT: $12 /adult, $8/ senior, $6/youth, and child - please bring cash or check to event -(HTS will pre-pay)
Very Limited space!
RSVP to ACoburn@swbell.net by Sunday July 29
August 31, 2018 (Friday)
Ten Drum Art Percussion Group from Taiwan
Come see the Grammy nominated award winning drum group from Taiwan
Miller Outdoor Theatre, starts at 8:00 pm.
September 8, 2018 (Saturday)
Geology of Taiwan Presentation at the Museum
Join the HTS at the Houston Museum of Natural History as we welcome Cin-Ty Lee, world-renowned Professor of Geology in the Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University, as he presents a talk about the Geology of Taiwan. Following the talk, we attendees will take a tour of the Gem and Mineral Hall.
Biography of Cin-Ty Lee:
He arrived at Rice in 2002 as an assistant professor is currently serving as the department chair. He was born in Taiwan, but grew up in southern California. He received his BA from UC Berkeley and PhD from Harvard in geochemistry. He spent one year as a post-doctoral fellow at Caltech. His research is focused on understanding the origin and evolution of continents, ore deposits, and long term climate change. Cin-Ty is also an avid field ornithologist and teaches Bird Biology at Rice University, in addition to earth science courses. He spends much of his spare time searching and painting birds around the world. He is the recipient of the Packard and Guggenheim fellowships.
October (Date TBD)
Chinese Garden Architecture and Feng Shui Tour
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