Asian American Resource Center Building

The mission of the Asian American Resource Center (AARC) is to provide spaces, services, resources, and programs through an Asian American Pacific Islander perspective. The vision is to empower Austin's diverse communities through cultural understanding and life-enhancing opportunities.

Digital Programs

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In light of the recent Stay Home-Work Safe Order requiring residents to stay home as much as possible, the AARC is proud to announce free digital programs for the public! From Asian American History lessons and interactive arts and crafts to live discussions and performances, the AARC offers engaging programming every week beginning in early April. 

Public Events Calendar

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The AARC public events calendar provides a listing of events scheduled at the AARC. Only AARC sponsored events, confirmed rental events, and public reservations are listed on the event calendar. Click here for the latest monthly calendar. 

Call for Artists

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Proposals are now being accepted for the AARC Community Exhibit Program for calendar year 2021. The AARC invites individual artists working in all media as well as curator, galleries, and community organizations to submit an application. Visit and click on “Asian American Resource Center Call for Artists 2020” to apply. Deadline is May 17, 2020.

Senior Programs

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The Asian American Resource Center (AARC) senior program is designed to address the intergenerational wellness and education needs of Austin residents age 60 and up, with focus on the Asian American community. Click here to view the latest Senior Programming Calendar.