IAP conducts programs of cultural development and artistic exchange between the United States and the countries of Southeast Asia, with a primary focus on Vietnam. IAP offers various activities through three core programs:

1) organize exhibitions and promote art education,

2) providing artists’ support through residencies and career development program, and

3) fostering development via partnerships and collaborations.




Le Thanh Tung, Kid Machine, (2015)

Le Thanh Tung, Kid Machine, (2015)


IAP has formed partnership with museums and art institutions, as well as independent art spaces in both the US and Vietnam, to create strong partnerships and support for artists and cultural programs. The following is a partial list of many of the organizations we have worked with over the past thirty years.


Ministry of Culture and Information, Vietnam Fine Arts Association, Hanoi Fine Arts Association, Hue Fine Arts and Literature Association, Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Association, Da Nang Fine Arts Association, Embassy of Spain, Embassy of Australia, Embassy of France, United States Embassy, Fine Arts Universities in Hanoi, Hue and Ho Chi Minh City,  Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum, Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum, Hue University, Vietnam National University, The Gioi Publishing House, Thanh Nien Publishing House, Temple of Literature, Contemporary Art Center, Center for Excellence in Graphic Arts, Photographer’s Association, Vietnam Cinema Association, Hanoi Army Museum, Blue Dragon. Independent art spaces, art collectives, and art organizations: The Factory Contemporary Art Centre, Workroom Four, Heritage Space, Months of Art Practices, Six Space, Queer Vietnamese Film Festival, Vănguard, Manzi Artspace, Địa Projects, Sao La, Saigon Artbook, Inpages, Ajar Press.


Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES), Vietnamese Mission to the United Nations, Vietnam Embassy to the United States, State Department, Fulbright Senior Scholar Program, Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, TIDE Foundation, Mauna Kea Fund, Asian Cultural Council, Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation, The Boston Printmakers, Emmanuel College, Massachusetts College of Art, Maine Collage of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Marlborough College, Lasell College, Boston University, St. Lawrence University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Wight Art Gallery at UCLA, the Art Center of Battle Creek, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Lehigh University Art Galleries, Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Minnesota Museum of Art, Southwest Missouri State University, James A. Michner Museum, William Joiner Center, New Mexico Museum Foundation, Peabody Essex Museum, The Gardner Group, Northern Light Productions, Perna Content, Worcester Art Museum. South East Asia Coalition.