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Recent TAASA Events

A Viewing of Textiles from Private Collections

Sat, Mar 18, 2017
Members House (Malvern, Victoria)

Join us for the inaugural meeting of TAASA Victoria’s textile interest group. Our first meeting will feature beautiful textiles from Sumatra, as well as other countries from South-East Asia.

Keeping Up with the Jeros: Made Wijaya and Balinese Ritual

Mon, Mar 6, 2017
Sydney Mechanics School of Arts (Sydney, NSW)

The first lecture in our 2017 lecture series - Dr Siobhan Campbell surveys the late Made Wijaya's (1953-2016) 40 year documentation of ritual in Bali.

TAASA Singapore Fling

Sun, Feb 12, 2017
Singapore (, )

Culturally Singapore will be buzzing in February, and TAASA is offering a 5 day program with expert guides to see special exhibitions and new galleries.

Shades of Iron: A Study of the Blackware Ceramic Tradition across Asia

Thu, Feb 2, 2017
COFA (Paddington, NSW)

Our next ceramics meeting will focus on ceramic wares in black and all shades of brown, largely due to the presence of iron in the glaze.

NSW End of Year Party and Bazaar

Tue, Nov 29, 2016
SH Ervin Gallery (Millers Point, NSW)

Join us on Tuesday 29th November for the NSW end of year party and Bazaar at the SH Ervin Gallery.

In praise of the Buddha

Thu, Nov 17, 2016
UNSW Art & Design (COFA Paddington), Room F202. (Paddington, NSW)

This event will explore the way in which ceramic production in Asia provided people with a means to worship and honour the Buddha in temples and their homes.

Japanese Arts and Delicious Indian Food

Sat, Nov 12, 2016
Edo Arts (Terrey Hills, NSW)

Director Paul Whitford will discuss Edo Arts' new shipment of Japanese art, followed by an optional lunch at Australia's leading Indian restaurant.

NSW TSG 8th November Meeting Cancelled

Tue, Nov 8, 2016
SH Ervin Gallery (The Rocks, NSW) (Millers Point, NSW)

The November 8th Textile Study Group meeting has been cancelled due to a number of unforeseen circumstances.

In the Footsteps of Buddha - A Special Event in Melbourne

Sat, Oct 22, 2016
Mossgreen (Armadale, Victoria)

Join us for a guided tour of The Raphy Star Collection and a second collection of Chinese works of art and scholars’ objects.

More past events

Wunderkammer - An Asian Cabinet of Curiosities

Wed, Oct 19, 2016 - Weft Gallery (Malvern East, Victoria)

Malaysian Mosques - A Starting Point to Understanding the Adoption of Islam in Southeast Asia

Mon, Oct 10, 2016 - Sydney Mechanics' School of Art (Sydney, NSW)

China in the Word Centre Tour

Sat, Oct 8, 2016 - Australia Centre on China in the World (ANU, Canberra)

Textile Holdings of the Chinese Museum and Han Dynasty Exhibition

Fri, Sep 30, 2016 - Chinese Museum (Melbourne, Victoria)

Black Ships and White Cats: Historical Influence on Japanese Kimono Design from the Edo Period Onwards

Tue, Sep 13, 2016 - Annie Wyatt Room at the SH Ervin Gallery (Millers Point, NSW)

An Archaeologist in Shangri-La: Exploring the Early History of Kashmir

Mon, Sep 5, 2016 - Sydney Mechanics' School of Art (Sydney, NSW)

Made for the Local Market: A Study of Khmer, Burmese & Lao Ceramics

Tue, Aug 2, 2016 - AGNSW Storage Facility (Lilyfield, NSW)

Palmyra

Mon, Aug 1, 2016 - Sydney Mechanics' School of Art (Sydney, NSW)

Preview of Mossgreen's Decorative Arts Auction, including Fine Asian Art

Thu, Jul 28, 2016 - Mossgreen (Armadale, Victoria)

In Pursuit of Indian Ikats - Gujarat, Orissa & Andhra Pradesh

Tue, Jul 12, 2016 - Annie Wyatt Room at the SH Ervin Gallery (Millers Point, NSW)

Bamboo - Tradition in Contemporary Form

Mon, Jul 11, 2016 - National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, Victoria)

The Cultural Impact of Globalization on Indonesia during the Age of Spices 1500-1800

Mon, Jul 4, 2016 - Sydney Mechanics School of Art (Sydney, NSW)

Curator led viewing of Tang: Treasures from the Silk Road Capital

Wed, Jun 22, 2016 - AGNSW (Sydney, NSW)

Adorned: Textiles and Jewellery from Central Asia

Mon, Jun 20, 2016 - Ararat Regional Art Gallery (Ararat, Victoria)

TAASA Lecture: Venice and the Islamic World, 828 to 1797

Mon, Jun 6, 2016 - Sydney Mechanics School of Arts (Sydney, NSW)

Japanese Woodblock Prints

Fri, May 20, 2016 - National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, Victoria)

Private exhibition viewing: Holding Possibility at Percolator Gallery

Thu, May 19, 2016 - Percolator Gallery (Paddington, Queensland)

A new Textile Museum in Cambodia and old textiles from Burma

Tue, May 10, 2016 - Annie Wyatt Room at the SH Ervin Gallery (The Rocks, NSW)

The Timeless Beauty of Whitewares

Tue, May 3, 2016 - COFA (Paddington, NSW)

Tour of Threads of Asia

Sat, Apr 23, 2016 - Embroidery House (Malvern, Victoria)

Life was a Picnic in the Spring

Mon, Apr 4, 2016 - Sydney Mechanics School of Art (Sydney, NSW)

Japanese pottery traditions - old and new

Tue, Mar 15, 2016 - Member's Home (St Lucia, Queensland)

Exhibition opening: The Compulsive Collector: Batik, Tampan, Tapis

Sun, Mar 13, 2016 - Gallery 159 (The Gap, Queensland)

Inside a Collector's Head

Thu, Mar 10, 2016 - Annie Wyatt Room at the SH Ervin Gallery (Millers Point, NSW)

The Arts and Culture of the KaTu Peoples of Laos

Tue, Mar 8, 2016 - Annie Wyatt Room at the SH Ervin Gallery (Millers Point, NSW)

Andy Warhol / Ai Weiwei

Sun, Mar 6, 2016 - National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, Victoria)

TAASA Trip to the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT)

Sat, Feb 20, 2016 to Sun, Feb 21, 2016 - QAGOMA (Brisbane, Queensland)

Member Viewing of NGV Exhibition - Blue: Alchemy of a Colour

Sun, Dec 6, 2015 - National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, Victoria)

TAASA End of Year Party and Bazaar (NSW)

Tue, Dec 1, 2015 - SH Ervin Gallery (The Rocks, NSW)

QLD Ceramics Interest Group - World of Blue and White

Tue, Dec 1, 2015 - Venue to be advised upon RSVP (Brisbane, Queensland)

UQ Art Museum Artist Self Portrait Prize - Opening

Fri, Nov 13, 2015 - UQ Art Museum (St Lucia, Queensland)

TAASA End of Year Party (Vic) and Private Collection Viewing

Thu, Nov 12, 2015 - Residence of a Member (Melbourne, Victoria)

NSW Textile Study Group November Meeting

Tue, Nov 10, 2015 - SH Ervin Gallery (The Rocks, NSW)

NSW Textile Study Group October Meeting

Tue, Oct 13, 2015 - SH Ervin Gallery (The Rocks, NSW)

Qld Textile Interest Group - Hand Died Textiles

Sat, Sep 5, 2015 - Venue to be Advised with RSVP (Brisbane, Queensland)

The Peter Elliott Collection - Special Viewing

Fri, Aug 28, 2015 - Byron Kennedy Hall - The Entertainment Quarter (Moore Park, NSW)

TAASA QLD Ceramics Interest Group

Tue, Aug 18, 2015 - Residence of a Member (Brisbane, Queensland)

Bound by Tradition - A further exploration of Kimono

Tue, Aug 11, 2015 - SH Ervin Gallery (The Rocks, NSW)

Private viewing of Russell Howard’s collection of Southeast Asian manuscripts

Thu, Aug 6, 2015 - Residence of a Member (Melbourne, Victoria)

Otsukimi Full Moon Viewing

Sat, Aug 1, 2015 - Brisbane River (Brisbane, Queensland)