Our Exhibits

Our Vibrant AAPI Community, Spring 2023

In collaboration with the Houston Public Library, this exhibit displays a selection of archival materials from HAAA at the historic Julia Ideson Building . 

History of Japanese Farmers in Texas

This digital humanities project presents the amazing yet less known stories of the earliest Japanese immigrants in Texas.

The fruit of a year-long research collaboration, the exhibition was designed by Loic Duggal ('25) and Hoang Nguyen ('24) under the guidance of Dr. Sidney Lu, Annette and Hugh Gragg Associate Professor of Transnational Asian Studies at Rice University. This exhibit, a Fondren Fellow Project, is curated in celebration of AAPI Heritage Month in May 2023 and is housed on the HAAA website. 

Portal of Healing, Spring 2021

"Portal of Healing," is a site-specific installation by Rachel Gonzales (b.1986), a second-generation Filipina-American artist, that was at Fondren Library of Rice University. 

Faces in the Pandemic, Fall 2020

Created with the participation of interviewees and supporters of the Houston Asian American Archive (HAAA), the exhibition represents a portrayal of the experiences and perspectives of Asian Americans in the times of COVID-19.

The exhibition consists of two parts: a community photo mural and an art show with artists who are mainly Houston based. The mural spans across ten wall panels and is made of photos from 120 volunteers from all walks of life. 

HAAA Art Collection

Browse the archive's collection of artwork.