Off Campus

MARSEA students are also encouraged to explore the wealth of opportunities that lie just beyond campus, in New York City.  In addition to showcasing some of the world’s greatest treasures of art and culture in numerous museums, theatres, concert halls, and other art spaces, New York abounds in special resources for students of Asia.  For a sampling, see below.

Asia Society

Asia Society is the leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context.

Asian American Arts Centre

The Asian American Arts Centre is a non-profit community arts organization that address the distinctive concerns of Asian Americans in the United States. 

Asian Cultural Council

The Asian Cultural Council works to advance international respect and understanding between people and cultures through transformative cultural exchange

China Institute in America

China Institute advances a deeper understanding of China through programs in education, culture, art, and business. China Institute is the go-to resource on China—from ancient art to today’s business landscape and its rapidly shifting culture

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

The museum presents the art and culture of Tibet and the Himalayas to a world audience in order to educate about and to inspire others in the value of this significant cultural heritage

Japan Society (Manhattan)

Japan Society is the leading U.S. organization committed to deepening mutual understanding between the United States and Japan in a global context, serving audiences across the United States and abroad through innovative programs in arts and culture, public policy, business, language and education.  

Korea Society

The Korea Society is dedicated solely to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding, and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea.

Korean Cultural Center New York

The Korean Cultural Center New York (KCCNY) establishes and promotes Korean culture and aesthetics in New York, providing diverse cultural and artistic activities including gallery exhibitions, performing arts concerts, film festivals, and educational programs.

Museum of Chinese in America

The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history, heritage, culture and diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent in the United States.

Rubin Museum of Art

The Rubin Museum of Art is a dynamic environment that stimulates learning, promotes understanding, and inspires personal connections to the ideas, cultures, and art of Himalayan regions.

Tibet House

Tibet House US is part of a worldwide network of Tibetan institutions committed to ensuring that the light of the Tibetan spirit never disappears from the face of this earth.